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Table 3 Total and by gender prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses and median GHQ-12 scores (bimodal scoring) of respondents interviewed with CIS-R and further clinical interviews

From: Using the GHQ-12 to screen for mental health problems among primary care patients: psychometrics and practical considerations

ICD-10 diagnoses Men Women Total GHQ-12
N (%) N (%) N (%) Median (IQR)
Mild depressive episode 7 (1.0) 29 (4.3) 36 (5.3) 2 (3)
Moderate depressive episode 1 (0.1) 11 (1.6) 12 (1.8) 7 (4)
Severe depressive episode 1 (0.1) 4 (0.6) 5 (0.7) 10 (7)
Mixed anxiety and depression 31 (4.6) 71 (10.5) 102 (15.1) 3 (3)
General anxiety disorder 7 (1.0) 18 (2.7) 25 (3.7) 6 (2)
Panic disorder 5 (0.7) 15 (2.2) 20 (3.0) 5 (6)
Social phobia 7 (1.0) 13 (1.0) 20 (3.0) 2 (1)
Agoraphobia 1 (0.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.1) 2 (0)
Specific isolated phobia 2 (0.3) 6 (0.9) 8 (1.2) 3.5 (2)
Obsessive compulsive disorder 0 (0.0) 3 (0.4) 3 (0.4) 5 (0)
Diagnosis of other disorders 15 (2.2) 54 (8.0) 69 (10.2) 2 (3)