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Table 1 Patient characteristics at the baselinea

From: Predictors of return to work among patients in treatment for common mental disorders: a pre-post study

Patient characteristic N %
Age 18–29 33 20
30–39 69 42
40–49 35 21
50– 27 17
Sex Women 116 71
Men 48 29
Marital status Living with partner 84 52
Living alone 79 49
Education Comprehensive school (1–9 yr) 11 7
Secondary/vocational school (10–12 yr) 40 25
College degree (13–16 yr) 78 48
Higher university degree (>16 yr) 34 21
Main diagnosis (ICD-10) Depression (F32-F33) 65 45
Anxiety (F40-F42) 31 21
Adjustment disorder (F43) 34 23
Other psychiatric diagnoses 12 8
Z-diagnoses 4 3
History of psychiatric treatment Yes 80 49
No 84 51
Aspects of work situation causing present problem 1) Yes, definitely 34 21
2) Yes, to some degree 62 38
3) No, not really 37 23
4) No, absolutely not 30 18
  1. aN varies between 146 and 164 due to missing cases