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Table 3 Prevalence and severity of depression and anxiety among women with obstetric fistula awaiting surgical repair in Ethiopia (n = 219)

From: Effects of surgical repair of obstetric fistula on severity of depression and anxiety in Ethiopia

Psychosocial variable Depression Anxiety
Number (%) Number (%)
Over all prevalence 200 (91.3) 174 (79.5
Level of severity
 No symptom/Minimal 19(8.7) 45 (20.5)
 Mild 73 (33.3) 71 (32.4)
 Moderate 53 (24.2) 59 (26.9)
 Moderately severe 49 (22.4)  
 Severe 25 (11.4) 44 (20.1)