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Table 2 Distribution of depression symptoms N = 1521

From: Prevalence of depression symptoms and associated sociodemographic and clinical correlates among Syrian refugees in Lebanon

  N %
Depression Symptoms
 No symptoms (0–4) 201 13.2
 Mild (5–9) 614 40.4
 Moderate (10–14) 372 24.5
 Moderately Severe e(15–19) 210 13.8
 Severe (20–27) 124 8.2
 Mean (SD) 10.4 (5.7)
Depression Screening
 Mild and lower (0–9) 815 53.6
 Moderate to Severe (10–27) 706 46.4
PHQ1: Interest/pleasure
 Not at all 38 2.5
 Several days 796 52.3
 More than half of days 395 26.0
 Nearly everyday 285 18.7
PHQ2: Down, depressed
 Not at all 14 .9
 Several days 722 47.5
 More than half of days 444 29.2
 Nearly everyday 339 22.3
PHQ3: Sleep
 Not at all 398 26.2
 Several days 546 35.9
 More than half of days 350 23.0
 Nearly everyday 216 14.2
PHQ4: Energy
 Not at all 191 12.6
 Several days 638 41.9
 More than half of days 429 28.2
 Nearly everyday 255 16.8
PHQ5: Appetite
 Not at all 628 41.3
 Several days 472 31.0
 More than half of days 254 16.7
 Nearly everyday 163 10.7
PHQ6: Feeling bad/failure
 Not at all 557 36.6
 Several days 544 35.8
 More than half of days 249 16.4
 Nearly everyday 157 10.3
PHQ7: Concentrating
 Not at all 601 39.5
 Several days 477 31.4
 More than half of days 292 19.2
 Nearly everyday 145 9.5
PHQ8: Move/speak slowly
 Not at all 805 52.9
 Several days 422 27.7
 More than half of days 199 13.1
 Nearly everyday 81 5.3
PHQ9: Better off dead
 Not at all 932 61.3
 Several days 320 21.0
 More than half of days 155 10.2
 Nearly everyday 104 6.8
PHQ10 Effect work/people
 Not difficult at all 485 31.9
 Somewhat difficult 621 40.8
 Very difficult 255 16.8
 Extremely difficult 124 8.2