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Table 1 Socio-demographics and clinical characteristics of patients

From: Potential predictors of delay in initial treatment contact after the first onset of depression in Japan: a clinical sample study

Variables Total (n = 95)
  n %
Gender (Male) 57 60.0
Marital status at the first treatment point
Ever married 56 58.9
Married and Remarried 55 57.9
Widowed 1 1.1
Never married (Single) 39 41.1
Living alone at the first treatment point 18 18.9
Working status at the first treatment point
Employed 24 25.3
Unemployed 54 56.8
Housewife and Student 17 17.9
Subtype of DSM-IV major depressive disorder
Melancholic features 31 32.6
Non-melancholic features (Postpartum, Atypical, no-subtype) 64 67.4
Psychiatric comorbidities
Any Anxiety Disorders 27 28.4
Panic Disorder (including Agoraphobia) 13 13.7
Social Anxiety Dsiorder 10 10.5
Obsessive Conpulsive Disorder 5 5.3
Generalized Anxiety Disorder 1 1.1
Eating disorder 2 2.1
Patient’s-report of childhood abuse 7 7.4
Reported victims of childhood bullying 21 22.1
Family history of mood disorders 14 14.7
  Mean SD
Age (years) 40.7 9.9
Total education (years) 15.4 1.6
Age onset of the first depression (years) 34.0 11.3
Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (Total) 22.3 4.0
  Median [IQR 25th 75th percentile]
DUI; Duration of untreated illness (months) 4.0 [2.0 13.0]
  1. IQR: inquartile range.