Table 2

Prevalences and settings
Symptom set Sample/population Prevalence
Minor depression (Al-Windi, [10]) Primary care 12.1%
Subthreshold depression (Rucci et al., [12]) Primary care 9.9%
Minor depression (Dubini et al., 2001 [13]) Community 2.9%
15.9%
Minor depressive disorder (Tamburrino et al., 2009 [23]) Primary care
Subsyndromal symptomatic depression (Forsell, [8]) Community 5% (wave 1) 5.5% (wave 2)
Nonspecific depressive symptoms (Backenstrass et al., [14]) Primary care 9.1%
Minor depression (Vuorilehto et al., [11]) Primary care 1.3%
Subsyndromal depression (Vuorilehto et al., [11]) Primary care 2.9%
Minor depression (De Graaf et al., [4]) Community 3%
Subsyndromal depression (Da Silva Lima et al., 2007 [15]) Primary care 6.2%
Subthreshold depression (Fergusson et al., [16]) Community 7.3%
Subsyndromal depression (Goldney et al., [9]) Community 12.9%
Subsyndromal depression (Ayuso-Mateos et al., [17]) Community 2.8%
Minor depression (Cuijpers et al., [20]) Community 6.1%
Subthreshold depression (Regeer et al., [19]) Community 17.2% at baseline
Minor depression (Lamers et al., [18]) Community 2.8%
Minor depression (Fils et al., [21]) Primary care 17%
Subclinical depression (Gómez- Restrepo et al., [24]) Community 1.4%
Minor depression (Jackson et al., 2007 [22]) Primary care 10.4%
Subthreshold depression (Baumeister and Morar, [25]) Community 0.7% clinical significance criteria 1.8% symptom count

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