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Table 2 Distribution of degree of symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress

From: Mental health in hypertension: assessing symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress on anti-hypertensive medication adherence

Emotional condition Normal Mild Moderate Severe Extremely severe
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Depression 358 (89.50) 25 (6.25) 12 (3.00) 4 (1.00) 1 (0.25)
Anxiety 129 (32.25) 46 (11.50) 140 (35.00) 44 (11.50) 41 (10.25)
Stress 259 (64.75) 59 (14.75) 52 (13.00) 26 (6.50) 4 (1.00)
  1. A high number of patients experienced moderate to extremely severe symptoms of anxiety (225), followed by stress (82) and depression (17).