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Table 1 Clinical features of the GUIDED intent-to-treat study population at baseline (week 0)

From: Comparing sensitivity to change using the 6-item versus the 17-item Hamilton depression rating scale in the GUIDED randomized controlled trial

 Treatment 
CharacteristicTAU (N = 781)Guided-Care (N = 760)Total (N = 1541)
HAM-D17
 Mean (SD)20.74 (4.86)20.49 (4.84)20.62 (4.85)
 Min, Max6.0, 35.04.0, 37.04.0, 37.0
Depression Category, n (%)
 None (0–7)5 (0.6)6 (0.8)11 (0.7)
 Mild (8–13)46 (5.9)45 (5.9)91 (5.9)
 Moderate (14–18)189 (24.2)209 (27.5)398 (25.8)
 Severe (19–22)270 (34.6)241 (31.7)511 (33.2)
 Very Severe (≥ 23)271 (34.7)259 (34.1)530 (34.4)
HAM-D6
 Mean (SD)10.90 (2.16)10.99 (2.11)10.94 (2.13)
 Min, Max1.0, 17.03.0, 18.01.0, 18.0
Failed Medication Trials
 Mean (SD)3.54 (3.01)3.45 (3.02)3.49 (3.01)
 Min, Max1, 341, 251, 34
Psychiatric Comorbidities, n (%)
 General anxiety disorder104 (13.4)127 (16.7)231 (15.0)
 Panic disorders/social phobia112 (14.4)119 (15.7)231 (15.0)
 Post-traumatic stress disorder35 (4.5)41 (5.4)76 (4.9)
  1. SD standard deviation, TAU treatment as usual