Table 1

Differences in demographic characteristics between the depressive disorder groups
Dfe Dc Student t test for independent samples
Mean ± SE Mean ± SE T P
Age 44 + 3.94 44.82 + 3.33 0.16 0.88
Beck 17.90 + 2.8 32.27 + 4.3 -2.78 0.013
Hamilton 17.40 + 4.8 25.18 + 9.27 -2.45 0.027
Montgomery-Asberg 21.5 + 5.08 23.00 + 9.76 -0.5 0.66

Dfe Depressives-first episode, Dc Depressives-chronic, SE Standard error of the mean.

Moraes et al.

Moraes et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:77   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-77

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