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Table 1 Demographics of subjects with new visit, remitted and non-remitted MDD

From: Excess cost of non-remission among outpatients with major depressive disorder

  New MDD Remitted MDD Non-remitted MDD p Statistics Testa)
(N = 128) (N = 100) (N = 109)
Sex, n(%)       
 Male 53(41.4) 43(43.0) 44(40.4) N.S.   
 Female 75(58.6) 57(57.0) 65(59.6)    
Age (years) 42.22 ± 12.36 45.42 ± 11.34 45.12 ± 10.84 N.S.   
Marital status, n(%)       
 Single 31(24.2) 20(20.0) 20(18.3) N.S.   
 Married 76(59.4) 64(64.0) 74(67.9)    
 Bereavement 5(3.9) 4(4.0) 6(5.5)    
 Divorced 12(9.4) 9(9.0) 8(7.3)    
 Separated 3(2.3) 3(3.0) 1(0.9)    
Education, n(%)       
 Elementary school 16(12.5) 13(13.0) 10(9.2) N.S.   
 Middle school 19(14.8) 14(14.0) 13(11.9)    
 High school 37(28.9) 37(37.0) 44(40.4)    
 University 49(38.3) 26(26.0) 34(31.2)    
 Graduate school 6(4.7) 10(10.0) 8(7.3)    
Onset of MDD (years) 39.67 ± 13.28 42.65 ± 11.75 42.60 ± 11.33 N.S.   
Number of previous depressive episodes 0.82 ± 1.46 1.00 ± 1.24 1.37 ± 2.15 0.0461b) F = 3.11 a = b, b = c, a < c
HAM-D scores 17.48 ± 7.17 4.39 ± 2.19 16.02 ± 5.05 <0.0001b) F = 187.61 b < c = a
DSSS 28.09 ± 12.25 10.15 ± 9.69 27.07 ± 12.93 <0.0001b) F = 77.38 b < c = a
 DS 17.16 ± 7.04 5.96 ± 5.92 16.57 ± 7.36 <0.0001b) F = 90.00 b < c = a
 SS 10.93 ± 6.16 4.19 ± 4.32 10.48 ± 6.66 <0.0001b) F = 43.91 b < c = a
 PS 5.18 ± 3.23 2.20 ± 2.21 5.11 ± 3.62 <0.0001b) F = 31.61 b < c = a
  1. a)Tukey’s Post-hoc test.
  2. b)Difference between groups (ANOVA).
  3. Note: Denominator of percentage is the number of subjects in the column.
  4. Categorical variables are displayed as the number of subjects (percentage of subjects).
  5. Continuous variables are displayed as mean ± sd.