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Table 4 Estimated mean duration, age of onset and C-GAS levels (with 95% CI's) for current and worst previous episode (WPE) of depressive disorders among adolescents in Central Norway (weighted analyses)

From: Prevalence and characteristics of depressive disorders in early adolescents in central Norway

  Duration in months
  Current episode Worst previous episode
  Estimate (95% CI) S.E. Estimate (95% CI) S.E.
MDD 10.60 (6.46- 14.74) 2.04 10.67 (4.59-16.76) 2.96
Dysthymia 43.51 (32.84- 54.17) 5.09 19.36(15.52-23.21) 1.80
MDD + Dysthymia* 10.13 (6.36- 13.89) 1.69 4.09 (0.78-7.38) 0.77
Depression NOS 8.30 (6.04-10.57) 1.11 21.20 (4.67-37.74) 8.04
Any Depressive Disorder 14.22 (12.14 - 16.30) 1.05 16.57(9.82 - 23.31) 3.40
  Age in years when episode started
  Current episode Worst previous episode
  Estimate (95% CI) S.E. Estimate (95% CI) S.E.
MDD 14.05 (13.431-14.79) 0.36 13.30 (12.60-14.00) 0.34
Dysthymia 11.46 (10.55-12.40) 0.44 10.88 (10.16-11.60) 0.34
MDD + Dysthymia* 14.22 (13.72-14.73) 0.22 14.50 (14.17-14.83) 0.77
Depression NOS 14.00 (13.68 - 14.33) 0.16 10.53 (9.14-11.93) 0.68
Any Depressive Disorder 14.06 (13.78 - 14.33) 0.14 11.28 (10.53-12.03) 0.38
  C-GAS level
  Current episode Worst previous episode
  Estimate (95% CI) S.E. Estimate (95% CI) S.E.
No depressive disorder 84.27(82.65-85.89) 0.82 75.91(69.30 - 82.52) 3.33
MDD 56.95(53.49-60.42) 1.76 56.65 (53.64 - 59.6) 1.52
Dysthymia 69.66 (67.76-71.55) 0.97 59.77 (54.52 - 65.01) 2.65
MDD + Dysthymia 55.99 (54.62-57.36) 0.70 59.51(53.60 - 65.42) 2.99
Depression NOS 70.13(65.58-74.69) 2.31 61.26 (55.98 - 66.54) 2.67
Any Depressive Disorder 66.34 (62.11 - 70.56) 2.15 59.99 (56.78 - 63.20) 1.62
  1. * note: Duration and age of onset of "Double Depression" starts with a MDD episode when Dysthymia has lasted a minimum of one year