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Table 3 Prevalence of depression using MINI among different cancer types, stage, and different treatment

From: Validation of the PHQ-9 depression scale in Ethiopian cancer patients attending the oncology clinic at Tikur Anbessa specialized hospital

Types of cancer Total (N) MDE (N) Percent (%)
MDE
Breast 47 6 13%
Skin 26 4 15%
Gastrointestinal 22 2 9%
Cervical 20 5 25%
Oropharyngeal 15 2 13%
Prostate 9 1 11%
Others 24 5 21%
Total 163 25 15.3%
Cancer stage
 Stage I 26 3 11.5%
 Stage II 78 15 19%
 Stage III 40 3 7.5%
 Stage IV 2 1 50%
Total 146 22 15.3%
Treatment
 Chemotherapy only 77 7 9%
 Radiotherapy only 33 8 24%
 Chemo & radiotherapy only 48 7 14.6%
 Chemotherapy & surgery only 2 0 0%
 Radiotherapy & surgery 1 1 100%
 No treatment 2 2 100%
Total 163 25 15.3%