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Table 2 Number (%) of patients with main diagnosis according to the primary care physician and the HADS categories, and agreement between the physician and HADS

From: Antidepressant treatment and cultural differences - a survey of the attitudes of physicians and patients in Sweden and Turkey

Diagnostic method Sweden (n = 107) Turkey (n = 353) P-value
Physician diagnosis, n (%) Depression alone 53 (52.0%) 155 (45.2%)  
  Depression + anxiety 46 (45.1%) 158 (46.1%) 0.104
  Anxiety alone 3 (2.9%) 30 (8.7%)  
HADS diagnosis, n (%) Depression alone 4 (4.0%) 56 (16.7%)  
  Depression + anxiety 43 (43.4%) 176 (52.5%) <0.001
  Anxiety alone 33 (33.3%) 65 (19.4%)  
  Non-assigned 19 (19.2%) 38 (11.3%)  
Physician-HADS agreement, n (%) Same diagnosis 33 (35.1%) 162 (49.8%) 0.014
  1. Abbreviations: HADS: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale
  2. P-values from tests of equal prevalence (Fisher Exact test)