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Table 2 Crude rates of all-cause and MDD-related initial hospital encounters following a PHQ-9 assessment

From: Association of depression symptom severity with short-term risk of an initial hospital encounter in adults with major depressive disorder

  None/Minimal Mild Moderate Moderately severe Severe
No. of patients 75,227 45,857 69,325 54,772 34,964
Type of hospital encounter, N (%)
 All-cause 2746 (3.7) 1927 (4.2) 3363 (4.9) 3026 (5.5) 2369 (6.8)
 MDD-related 591 (0.8) 452 (1.0) 921 (1.3) 813 (1.5) 776 (2.2)
  1. MDD Major depressive disorder