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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample

From: Treatment patterns in major depressive disorder after an inadequate response to first-line antidepressant treatment

  Switching Combination Augmentation Total
(N = 133) (N = 80) (N = 60) (N = 273)
Age (years), mean (95%CI) 46.5 (44.5-48.4) 45.9 (43.4-48.1) 49.0 (46.5-51.4) 46.8 (45.5-48.1)
Sex (female), n (%) 92 (69.2) 53 (66.3) 40 (66.7) 185 (67.8)
Marital status, n (%)     
Single 16 (12.0) 11 (13.8) 14 (23.3) 41 (15.0)
Married 80 (60.2) 48 (60.0) 35 (58.3) 163 (59.7)
Divorced or separated 37 (27.8) 21 (26.3) 11 (18.3) 69 (25.3)
Education level, n (%)     
No education/ Primary education 78 (58.7) 46 (57.5) 41 (68.3) 165 (60.4)
Secondary/ University education 55 (41.4) 34 (42.5) 19 (31.7) 108 (39.6)
Family structure, n (%)     
Living alone 17 (12.8) 8 (10.0) 11 (18.3) 36 (13.2)
Couple family 17 (12.8) 18 (22.5) 8 (13.3) 43 (15.8)
Parental family 13 (9.8) 9 (11.3) 11 (18.3) 33 (12.1)
Own family 86 (64.7) 45 (56.3) 30 (50.0) 161 (59.0)
Socioeconomic status, n (%)     
Low/Low-Middle 55 (41.4) 30 (37.5) 23 (38.3) 108 (39.6)
Middle 62 (46.6) 40 (50.0) 31 (51.7) 133 (48.7)
Middle-High 16 (12.0) 10 (12.5) 6 (10.0) 32 (11.7)
Work status, n (%)     
Active 79 (59.4) 50 (62.5) 20 (33.3) 149 (54.6)
Unemployed 39 (29.3) 19 (23.8) 20 (33.3) 78 (28.6)
Retired/Pensioner 15 (11.3) 11 (13.8) 20 (33.3) 46 (16.9)