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Table 5 Symptoms of mild, moderate and severe depression according to ICD-10 criteria, by sex and age

From: How often do German children and adolescents show signs of common mental health problems? Results from different methodological approaches – a cross-sectional study

ICD-10 criteria [95% CI]
  Male Female
7-10 parent-report  
     Mild 4.3 [2.4-6.2] 5.2 [2.7-7.8]
     Moderate 3.1 [1.4-4.7] 2.8 [1.2-4.4]
     Severe 0.9 [0.1-1.7] 0.8 [0.0-1.6]
11-17 parent-report  
     Mild 8.2 [6.1-10.3] 9.7 [7.2-12.1]
     Moderate 5.4 [3.7-7.1] 4.8 [3.1-6.4]
     Severe 2.1 [0.9-3.3] 1.6 [0.6-2.6]
11-17 self-report  
     Mild 15.3 [12.4-18.2] 15.0 [12.1-17.8]
     Moderate 7.1 [5.2-9.1]* 10.1 [7.6-12.6]
     Severe 0.8 [0.2-1.4] 1.8 [0.6-2.9]
  1. *P < 0.05.