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Table 1 Characteristics of Participants

From: Depression screening and education: an examination of mental health literacy and stigma in a sample of Hispanic women

Variables Number (N) Percentage (%) M (SD)
Total 319 100.0%  
Age of participant 319   38.41 (10.15)
 18 through 24 years old 21 6.6%  
 25 through 34 years old 105 32.9%  
 35 through 44 years old 116 36.4%  
 45 through 54 years old 50 15.7%  
 55 through 64 years old 22 6.9%  
 65 years old and over 5 1.6%  
Education Level
 Below High School 201 63.0%  
 High School 72 22.6%  
 Some or more college 46 14.4%  
Spanish Speaking
 Yes 301 94.7%  
 No 17 5.3%  
Marital Status
 Married/cohabitating 226 70.8%  
 New married 38 11.9%  
 Widowed 8 2.5%  
 Divorced 24 7.5%  
 Other 23 7.5%  
PHQ-9 total 319   38.41 (10.15)
 No depression, PHQ-9 score 4 0 0.0%  
 Mild, PHQ-9 score 5–9 6 1.9%  
 Moderate, PHQ-9 score 10–14 58 18.2%  
 Moderately severe, PHQ-9 score 15–19 149 46.9%  
 Severe, PHQ-9 score 20 105 33.0%