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Table 3 Number (%) of patients with CGI-I rating after 8 weeks of antidepressant treatment according to the primary care physician and the patient, and agreement between physician and patient

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

Measure Sweden (2) Turkey (n = 328) P-value
Physician CGI-I, n (%) Very much improved 10 (12.2%) 73 (23.1%)  
  Much improved 40 (48.8%) 184 (58.2%) 0.001
  Minimal improved 23 (28.0%) 46 (14.6%)  
  Same/worse 9 (11.0%) 13 (4.1%)  
Patient CGI-I, n (%) Very much improved 7 (8.9%) 85 (27.2%)  
  Much improved 31 (39.2%) 173 (55.3%) <0.001
  Minimal improved 31 (39.2%) 27 (8.6%)  
  Same/worse 10 (12.7%) 28 (8.9%)  
Physician-patient agreement, n (%) Same assessment 48 (60.8%) 227 (72.8%) 0.040
  1. P-values from tests of equal prevalence (Fisher Exact test)