Table 2

Prevalence of depression and anxiety symptoms in women and heterosexual men

Women n=676Heterosexual men n=470
n% (95% CI)n% (95% CI)
PHQ9 score
 0–4No/minimal45166.7 (63.0 to 70.2)36277.0 (72.9 to 80.8)
 5–9Mild12518.5 (15.7 to 21.7)7516.0 (12.8 to 19.6)
 10–14Moderate456.7 (4.9 to 8.8)245.1 (3.3 to 7.5)
 15–19Moderate-severe416.1 (4.4 to 8,2)51.1 (0.3 to 2.5)
 20–27Severe142.1 (1.1 to 3.5)40.9 (0.2 to 2.2)
PHQ9 score ≥10Depression symptoms10014.8 (12.2 to 17.7)337.0 (4.9 to 9.7)
PHQ2* score ≥3Depression symptoms10014.8 (12.2 to 17.7)316.6 (4.6 to 9.3)
GAD7 score ≥10Anxiety symptoms7911.7 (9.4 to 14.4)214.5 (2.9 to 6.9)
PHQ9 ≥10 and GAD7 ≥10Both depression and anxiety symptoms629.2 (7.2 to 11.7)143.0 (1.7 to 5.1)
  • *Based on first two PHQ9 questions.

  • GAD, General Anxiety Disorder; PHQ, Patient Health Questionnaire.