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Table 2 Proportion of Australian adults with anxiety or depressive disorders, by level of non-specific psychological distress, Australian National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing (n = 8,841)

From: Non-specific psychological distress, smoking status and smoking cessation: United States National Health Interview Survey 2005

  % 95% CI
K6 level of non-specific psychological distress   
0 - 2 7.1 (6.1 - 8.1)
3 - 7 25.3 (23.1 - 27.5)
8 - 12 52.9 (46.9 - 58.9)
13 - 24 80.0 (73.7 - 86.3)
  1. Note: Diagnosis of any anxiety or depressive disorder in the past 12 months using the CIDI.