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Table 1 The predictors in the sex-specific multivariable risk predictive algorithms for major depression

From: A randomized controlled trial to examine the impacts of disclosing personalized depression risk information on the outcomes of individuals who are at high risk of developing major depression: a research protocol

  Prediction Algorithm for Women Prediction Algorithm for Men
Predictors that do not change with time 1. Age (continuous) 1. Age (continuous)
2. Past major depressive episode (MDE) 2. Past major depressive episode
3. Family history of MDE 3. Family history of MDE
4. Physician diagnosed diabetes
Childhood Trauma Childhood Trauma
4. Being traumatized for years 5. Being sent away from home
5. Being sent away from home 6. Parents divorced
7. Parents abused alcohol/drugs
Predictors that change with time 6. Annual personal income 8. Self-rated chronic stress
7. Self-rated health 9. Others expect you too much
8. Activity restrictions 10. Lack of money
9. Satisfaction with oneself 11. Feeling everything is an effort
10. Self-rated chronic stress 12. Took anti-depressants last montha
11. Others expect you too much 13. Took sleeping pills last montha
12. Family member in bad health 14. Being physically attacked in the past year
13. Daily smoking 15. Partner had unwanted pregnancy in the past year
14. Changed job for a worse one in the past year
15. Major financial crisis in the past year
16. Having depressed mood/lost of interest for 2 weeks in the past year
17. Talked to health professionals for mental health issues in the past year. a
  1. aService and medication use indicate severity of stress, rather than increased risk