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Table 2 Socio-demographic and disorder specific factors and comorbid psychiatric disorders of participants

From: Treatment received and treatment adequacy of depressive disorders among young adults in Finland

   All Men Women  
   100.0% N = 142 31.7% N = 45 68.3% N = 97  
Variable Category % N % N % N p b
Age <25 years 21.8 31 20.0 9 22.7 22  
  25-29 years 37.3 53 40.0 18 36.1 35  
  ≥30 years 40.9 58 40.0 18 41.2 40 0.8873
Basic education Less than high school 50.7 69 64.1 25 45.4 44  
  High school 49.3 67 35.9 14 54.6 53 0.0480
Married or cohabiting Yes 50.4 69 42.5 17 53.6 52  
  No 49.6 68 57.5 23 46.4 45 0.2371
Current employment Employed 58.4 80 70.0 28 53.6 52  
  Student 21.2 29 15.0 6 23.7 23  
  Unemployed 7.3 10 15.0 6 4.1 4  
  Other a 13.1 18 0.0 0 18.6 18 0.0025
Major depressive disorder d Yes 78.2 111 80.0 36 77.3 75  
  No e 21.8 31 20.0 9 22.7 22 0.7190
Suicide attempts Yes 12.0 17 15.6 7 10.3 10  
  No 88.0 125 84.4 38 89.7 87 0.3703
Duration of depression > 1 year Yes 33.9 41 29.4 10 35.6 31  
  No 66.1 80 70.6 24 64.4 56 0.5158
Comorbid anxiety disorder d Yes 32.4 46 31.1 14 33.0 32  
  No 67.6 96 68.9 31 67.0 65 0.8239
Comorbid substance use disorder d Yes 19.0 27 42.2 19 8.3 8  
  No 81.0 115 57.8 26 91.8 89 <0.0001
Comorbid eating disorder d Yes 8.5 12 0.0 0 12.4 12  
  No 91.6 130 100.0 45 87.6 85 0.0099 c
  1. aOf the other group, 5.6% (1) were on disability pension and 94,4% (17) at home taking care of household and family members.
  2. bThe p-values indicate a significance of the difference between genders in the distribution of each catergory tested by χ2- or Fisher’s exact test. P-values < 0.05 in boldface.
  3. cFisher’s exact test was used in the analysis.
  4. dDiagnosis is a lifetime diagnosis.
  5. eDysthymia or depressive disorder NOS.