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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample according to DISC depressive disorder diagnosis

From: Criterion validity of the Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire and one- and two-item depression screens in young adolescents

  Depressed (N = 31) Non-depressed (N = 476)
Female, n (%) 14 (45.2) 226 (47.8)
Age, mean years (SD) 11.5 (.6) 11.5 (.6)
Race, n (%)   
   Native American 2 (6.5) 17 (3.6)
   Black 9 (29.0) 137 (28.8)
   Asian American 1 (3.2) 91 (19.1)
   White 19 (61.3) 231 (48.5)
SMFQ version, mean (SD)   
   Child* 8.2 (6.1) 3.8 (3.6)
   Parent* 7.3 (5.8) 3.1 (3.2)
   Combined child and parent* 15.9 (7.4) 6.9 (5.5)
2-item version, mean (SD)   
   Child* 1.3 (1.0) .7 (.8)
   Parent* 1.6 (.9) .8 (.8)
   Combined* 2.9 (1.4) 1.5 (1.2)
1-item version, mean (SD)   
   Child* .90 (.60) .51 (.55)
   Parent* 1.03 (.60) .60 (.58)
   Combined* 1.94 (.81) 1.11 (.88)
  1. * p-value < .001