Table 1

Relation between self-reported depression (assessed using the HADS) and prescribed antidepressants (ADs) in the study population (n = 7618), Sweden 2012/2013

MenWomen
DepressionNo depressionDepressionNo depression
AD-usersNon-usersAD-usersNon-usersAD-usersNon-usersAD-usersNon-users
Age (years)n%n%Pa
18–345931.78.92.087.48311.89.83.684.8  N.S.
35–444751.911.82.384.05763.18.76.881.4<0.01
45–6412771.810.64.682.915373.39.08.379.4<0.001
65–747401.59.93.685.08112.16.89.281.9<0.001
75–843502.312.63.781.44281.97.97.083.2<0.05
Total34351.810.53.684.141832.68.67.281.6<0.001
  • a. χ2 analyses comparing men and women.