Table 3

Baseline Characteristics of BTB Sample (N = 208)

Characteristic

Mean (SD)

%


Agea

69.5 (8.7)

Sex

Male

22.1

Female

77.9

Education

< HS

21.2

HS/GED

29.3

> HS

49.5

Paying for basics

Not difficult at all

19.7

Not very difficult

12.5

Somewhat difficult

37.5

Very difficulty

30.3

Marital status

Single

88.0

Married

12.0

Number of health conditions

6.6 (3.5)

Antidepressant medication

19.2

Anxiety medication

16.8

Pain medication

52.9

PHQ9 Score (second screen)

13.0 (4.9)

Minimal/no depression (0-4)

0.0

Mild depression (5-9)

28.5

Moderate depression (10-14)

35.3

Moderate/severe depression (15-19)

24.2

Severe depression (≥ 20)

12.0


aN = 207.

Gitlin et al. BMC Geriatrics 2012 12:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-12-4

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