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Table 3 Prevalence of depressive symptoms in the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) questionnaire among Swedish women aged 45–55 (n = 110)

From: Prevalence of somatic and urogenital symptoms as well as psychological health in women aged 45 to 55 attending primary health care: a cross-sectional study

MADRS scoring
Symptomsa 0 1 2 3 4 5 6
Reported sadness: 78 (86) 7.3 (8) 12 (13) 0.91 (1) 1.8 (2) 0 0
Inner tension: 39 (43) 22 (24) 27 (30) 2.7 (3) 9.1 (10) 0 0
Reduced sleep: 37 (41) 12 (13) 27 (30) 8.2 (9) 13 (14) 1.8 (2) 0.91 (1)
Reduced appetite: 74 (81) 19 (21) 5.5 (6) 0.91 (1) 0.91 (1) 0 0
Concentration difficulties: 35 (38) 29 (32) 26 (28) 4.5 (5) 5.5 (6) 0.91 (1) 0
Lassitude: 43 (47) 27 (30) 23 (25) 2.7 (3) 2.7 (3) 1.8 (2) 0
Insensitivity: 45 (49) 29 (32) 28 (24) 3.6 (4) 0.91 (1) 0 0
Pessimism: 42 (46) 21 (23) 24 (26) 4.5 (5) 8.2 (9) 0.91 (1) 0
Suicidal thoughts: 75 (82) 16 (18) 7.3 (8) 0.91 (1) 0.91 (1) 0 0
  1. aMADRS scoring 0–6 where higher values indicated more severe symptoms. Data were showing in % (n)