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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of primary care participants (n = 444*) and general practitioners (n = 46). Values are numbers (percentages) unless stated otherwise

From: Factors contributing to the recognition of anxiety and depression in general practice

Patient characteristics
 Mean (SD) age (years) 54.3 (15.8)
 Married or living together (n = 439) 294 (67.0%)
 Number of chronic medical conditionsa(range: 0–28), mean (SD) 3 (2.1)
 4DSQb Distress score (range: 0–32), mean (SD) (n = 433) 12.2 (7.6)
 4DSQ Depression score (range: 0–12), mean (SD) (n = 433) 1.7 (2.7)
 4DSQ Anxiety score (range: 0–24), mean (SD) (n = 432) 3.0 (3.7)
 4DSQ Somatisation score (range: 0–32), mean (SD) (n = 414) 8.4 (5.9)
 Functional statusc(n = 427) 23.9 (15.7)
 Need for care (n = 410) 201 (49%)
General Practitioner characteristics
 DAQd mean score (SD)
  Treatment attitudes (range 0–100) 44.3 (7.2)
  Professional unease (range 0–100) 44.9 (7.8)
  Depression malleability (range 0–100) 40.1 (11.0)
  Depression identification (range 0–100) 46.6 (11.1)
REASONe mean score (SD)
  Professional comfort with and competence in care of mental health problems (range 1–7) 3.2 (0.4)
  GPs’ concerns about problems with the health care system for treatment of anxiety and depression (range 1–7) 4.4 (0.8)
  1. *n = 444 unless stated otherwise
  2. aChronic medical condition was measured with the Dutch Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) list
  3. b4DSQ = Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire
  4. cFunctional status was measured with the WHODAS-II = World Health Organisation’s Disability Assessment Scale II (excluding work)
  5. dDAQ: Depression Attitude Questionnaire
  6. eREASON questionnaire: GPs’ attitudes to their role in the management of anxiety and depressive disorders