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Table 2 Severity score of depressive symptoms based on PHQ-9

From: Detection and prevalence of depression among adult type 2 diabetes mellitus patients attending non-communicable diseases clinics in Lilongwe, Malawi

Severity score PHQ-9 score Frequency (total n = 323) Percent
No or minimal depressive symptoms 0–4 132 40.9
Mild depressive symptoms 5–9 111 34.4
Moderate depressive symptoms 10–19 73 22.6
Severe depressive symptoms 20–27 7 2.2