Table 1

Characteristics of depressed and non-depressed groups
Measures Total Nondepressed Depressed P
(N= 152) (N= 93) (N= 59)
Medical History
Angina 45 (29.6%) 24 (25.8%) 21 (35.6%) .198
Stent 42 (27.6%) 25 (26.9%) 17 (28.8%) .795
Myocardial Infarction 32 (21.1%) 19 (20.4%) 13 (22%) .813
CABG 20 (13.2%) 15 (16.1%) 5 (8.5%) .174
Arrhythmia 13 (8.6%) 10 (10.8%) 3 (5.1%) .223
Gender .779
  Male 101 (66.4%) 61 (60.4%) 40 (39.6%)
  Female 51 (33.6%) 32 (62.7%) 19 (37.3%)
Born overseas 90 (59.2%) 46(49.5%) 44 (74.6%) .001
Current smoker 19 (12.5%) 11 (57.9%) 8 (42.1%) .719
Currently working 19 (12.9%) 14 (73.7%) 5 (26.3%) .257
Married 115 (75.7%) 70 (60.9%) 45 (39.1%) .888
Other health problem 113 (74.3%) 64 (70.3%) 49 (89.1%) .009
Taking heart medication 121 (79.6%) 70 (78.7%) 51 (92.7%) .025

Note. CABG = Coronary artery bypass grafting.

Kiropoulos et al.

Kiropoulos et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:216   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-216

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