Table 3

Median scores and interquartile ranges of DASS21 sub–scales by diagnostic groups* in 221 Vietnamese women
DASS21- D DASS21- A DASS21- S
Median IQR*** Median IQR Median IQR
All sample
No mental health problem (N) 4 (0–8) 6 (2–10) 10 (6–14)
People with depression (D) 12 (10–18) 14 (10–22) 17 (10–24)
People with anxiety (A) 10 (6–18) 18 (10–26) 18 (14–25)
Tests of median differences** D;A>N D;A>N D;A>N

DASS21-D: Depression sub-scale of The Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales 21 items; DASS21-A: Anxiety sub-scale of The Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales 21 items; and DASS21-S: Stress sub-scale of The Depression Anxiety and Stress Scales 21 items.

Note: * Depression and anxiety were diagnosed by Structured Clinical Interviews for DSM IV; **nonparametric K-sample test on the equality of medians; ***IQR= interquartile range.

Tran et al.

Tran et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:24   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-24

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