Table 3

Mean Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale depression score: Comparison of asthma population survey data with Sheffield Health and Illness Prevalence Survey (SHAIPS) findings for the same six practices

Total

Males

Females


All ages

Asthma

4.70

4.64

4.72

SHAIPS (6 practices)

3.58

3.62

3.55

p-value

<0.001

<0.01

<0.001

18–34

Asthma

3.34

3.33

3.36

SHAIPS (6 practices)

3.02

2.73

3.23

p-value

= 0.298

= 0.212

= 0.763

35–44

Asthma

3.39

2.92

3.73

SHAIPS (6 practices)

3.45

3.38

3.51

p-value

= 0.882

= 0.498

= 0.708

45–54

Asthma

6.24

6.66

6.02

SHAIPS (6 practices)

4.18

4.60

3.85

p-value

<0.001

= 0.025

<0.001

55–64

Asthma

6.44

6.97

6.12

SHAIPS (6 practices)

4.21

4.48

3.97

p-value

<0.001

<0.001

<0.01


Cooper et al. BMC Family Practice 2007 8:62   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-8-62

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