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Table 1 Reduction in depressive symptoms, remission from depression, and anti-depressant medication at 6, 12 and 24 months

From: Clinical effectiveness of care managers in collaborative primary health care for patients with depression: 12- and 24-month follow-up of a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial

Variables 6 months p 12 months p 24 months p
Intervention
n (%)
Control
n (%)
Intervention
n (%)
Control
n (%)
Intervention
n (%)
Control
n (%)
Reduction > 50% MADRS-S 76 (52.1) 60 (39.5) 0.029 66 (49.6) 66 (45.8) 0.53 63 (52.5) 59 (46.5) 0.34
Remission from baseline MADRS< 12 83 (66.9) 67 (49.3) 0.004 74 (64.3) 70 (54.3) 0.11 66 (64.1) 67 (58.8) 0.42
Antidepressant medication (yes) 75 (51.0) 92 (60.5) 0.098 56 (41.5) 72 (49.3) 0.19 44 (36.4) 49 (38.6) 0.72
  1. Abbreviations: MADRS-S Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale-self-rating version