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Table 1 Symptom Remission Given Characteristics of Antidepressant Use. (Calculated from Remission Rate in Treatment Episodes of 3329 Training Cases)

From: A surrogate measure for patient reported symptom remission in administrative data

Variable Level Likelihood Ratio Number with Remission Number without Remission
Duration Duration of 2 weeks 0.013 4 461
Duration of 4 weeks 0.017 31 409
Duration of 6 weeks 0.195 71 561
Duration of 9 weeks 0.499 213 660
Duration of 12 weeks 2.680 1030 595
Duration of 14 weeks 2.007 770 594
Switch or Augmentation Switch in the Same Family 1/283 0 282
Switch to a Different Family 0.002 0 1115
No Switch & Not Augmented 1.039 1464 2399
No Switch & Augmented 0.008 3 601
Therapeutic Level Met Therapeutic Level 0.982 2093 3627
Did Not Meet Therapeutic Level 0.204 63 525
History of Antidepressant Use 1st Antidepressant 1.039 1469 2406
2nd Antidepressant 1 518 881
3rd Antidepressant 0.771 107 236
4th Antidepressant 0.766 36 80
4+ Antidepressant 0.661 26 67
  Total Episodes   2156 3670