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Table 4 Mean scores of PHQ-9 Items

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

PHQ Items Mean Standard Deviation
Loss of interest .38 .68
Feeling depressed .42 .70
Sleep problems .42 .71
Loss of energy .56 .75
Appetite problems .37 .69
Self-blame .19 .50
Concentration problems .28 .61
Agitation/retardation .13 .37
Suicidal ideations .06 .33
Sum score 2.81 5.37