Skip to main content

Table 2 Prevalence of lifetime and 12-month depression based on the sociodemographic factors

From: Relation between depression and sociodemographic factors

  Lifetime depression 12-month depression
  Gender Total Gender Total
Demographic factor Male Female (%) 95%CI χ2 (P-value) Male Female (%) 95%CI χ2 (P-value)
Age           
   15–19 3.1 12.1 7.4 (5.1, 9.6) 138.980 (<0.001) 1.9 9.6 5.5 (3.5, 7.5) 104.879 (<.001)
   20–24 11.1 17.3 14.3 (11.3, 17.3)   7.5 11.5 9.6 (7.0, 12.2)  
   25–44 9.1 15.1 12.1 (10.9, 13.3)   3.6 6.6 5.1 (4.3, 5.9)  
   45–64 9.8 15.3 12.6 (11.0, 14.2)   3.7 5.4 4.6 (3.5, 5.7)  
   65–74 4.5 7.8 6.3 (4.8, 7.7)   1.6 2.1 1.8 (1.1, 2.6)  
   ≥75 3.6 4.8 4.3 (2.9, 5.7)   1.6 1.7 1.7 (0.8, 2.5)  
Marital status           
   Now married 6.0 11.0 8.5 (7.6, 9.5) 301.652 2.0 3.5 2.8 (2.3, 3.3)  
   Common-law 18.4 22.3 20.2 (15.4, 25.0)   9.4 10.8 10.0 (5.7, 14.2)  
   Widowed 8.8 10.6 10.2 (8.0, 12.0) (<.001) 4.7 4.3 4.4 (2.8, 6.0) 243.295
   Separated 22.6 25.2 24.2 (19.2, 29.2)   10.4 15.4 13.4 (9.4, 17.4) (<.001)
   Divorced 22.7 27.7 26.1 (21.9, 30.2)   7.6 14.1 11.7 (8.6, 14.7)  
   Single 7.3 14.7 10.7 (9.3, 12.2)   3.9 9.2 6.3 (5.1, 7.6)  
Immigrant           
   Yes 6.5 9.1 7.8 (6.3, 9.4) 60.699 3.2 4.8 4.0 (3.0, 5.0) 19.619
   No 9.1 15.8 12.4 (11.5, 13.3) (<.001) 3.6 6.6 5.4 (4.5, 5.7) (<.001)
Education           
   < Secondary 7.1 11.1 9.1 (7.7, 10.6) 23.241 (<0.001) 3.7 6.3 5.0 (3.9, 6.1) 9.586 (=.022)
   Secondary grad. 8.8 12.1 10.6 (8.9, 12.3)   3.0 5.2 4.2 (3.2, 5.2)  
   Other post-sec. 11.1 15.6 13.4 (10.5, 16.2)   6.1 6.5 6.3 (4.4, 8.2)  
   Post-sec. grad. 8.0 15.2 11.5 (10.4, 12.6)   3.1 6.3 4.7 (3.9, 5.5)  
Household           
income           
   <$10,000 16.9 19.7 18.4 (13.4, 23.4) χ T r e n d 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacH8akY=wiFfYdH8Gipec8Eeeu0xXdbba9frFj0=OqFfea0dXdd9vqai=hGuQ8kuc9pgc9s8qqaq=dirpe0xb9q8qiLsFr0=vr0=vr0dc8meaabaqaciaacaGaaeqabaqabeGadaaakeaaiiGacqWFhpWydaqhaaWcbaGaemivaqLaemOCaiNaemyzauMaemOBa4MaemizaqgabaGaeGOmaidaaaaa@3630@ = 51.24 (<.0001) 9.3 13.1 11.3 (7.3, 15.3) χ T r e n d 2 MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaafiart1ev1aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacH8akY=wiFfYdH8Gipec8Eeeu0xXdbba9frFj0=OqFfea0dXdd9vqai=hGuQ8kuc9pgc9s8qqaq=dirpe0xb9q8qiLsFr0=vr0=vr0dc8meaabaqaciaacaGaaeqabaqabeGadaaakeaaiiGacqWFhpWydaqhaaWcbaGaemivaqLaemOCaiNaemyzauMaemOBa4MaemizaqgabaGaeGOmaidaaaaa@3630@ = 103.08 (<.0001)
   $10,000–$14,999 11.2 18.5 16.1 (13.0, 19.1)   6.2 10.2 8.9 (6.5, 11.3)  
   $15,000–$19,999 13.0 17.5 15.7 (11.4, 19.9)   8.5 9.2 8.9 (5.9, 12.0)  
   $20,000–$29,999 8.4 13.5 11.3 (9.2, 13.4)   4.5 7.2 6.0 (4.4, 7.7)  
   $30,000–$39,999 8.0 11.9 10.1 (8.0, 12.2)   2.8 5.5 4.3 (2.9, 5.6)  
   $40,000–$49,999 9.0 12.1 10.6 (8.4, 12.8)   3.3 4.1 3.7 (2.4, 5.0)  
   $50,000–$59,999 7.5 13.4 10.5 (8.2, 12.9)   3.4 4.2 3.8 (2.3, 5.3)  
   $60,000–$79,999 7.0 12.7 9.7 (8.2, 11.3)   2.8 5.1 3.9 (2.9, 5.0)  
   ≥$80,000 7.9 14.0 10.6 (9.1, 12.2)   2.8 4.9 3.8 (2.7, 4.9)  
Total 8.2 13.7 11.0 (10.2, 11.7)   3.5 6.1 4.8 (4.3, 5.3)