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Table 2 Results of PHQ-9 and GAD-7 tests

From: Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression within the UNiversity community: the cross-sectional UN-SAD study

  Senior academics
(N= 146)
Junior academics
(N = 109)
Administrative staff
(N= 111)
Overall
(N= 366)
p-value
PHQ-9, n (%)
 None 62 (42.5) 26 (23.9) 38 (34.2) 126 (34.4)  < 0.001
 Mild 63 (43.2) 40 (36.7) 43 (38.7) 146 (39.9)
 Moderate 14 (9.6) 31 (28.4) 24 (21.6) 69 (18.9)
 Moderately severe 7 (4.8) 7 (6.4) 6 (5.4) 20 (5.5)
 Severe 0 (0.0) 5 (4.6) 0 (0.0) 5 (1.4)
Depressive symptoms, n (%; 95%CI)
 Low-risk 125 (85.6; 79.0–91.4) 66 (60.6; 51.2–69.2) 81 (73.0; 64.1–80.4) 272 (74.3; 69.6–78.5)  < 0.001
 High-risk 21 (14.4; 9.6–21.0) 43 (39.4; 30.8–48.8) 30 (27.0; 19.6–35.9) 94 (25.7; 21.5–30.4)
GAD-7, n (%)  
 None 73 (50.0) 34 (31.2) 40 (36.0) 147 (40.2)  < 0.001
 Mild 51 (34.9) 39 (35.8) 46 (41.4) 136 (37.2)
 Moderate 17 (11.6) 23 (21.1) 20 (18.0) 60 (16.4)
 Severe 5 (3.4) 13 (11.9) 5 (4.5) 23 (6.3)
Anxiety symptoms, n (%; 95%CI)
 Low-risk 124 (84.9; 78.2–89.8) 73 (67.0; 57.7–75.1) 86 (77.5; 68.9–84.3) 283 (77.3; 72.8–81.3) 0.003
 High-risk 22 (15.1; 10.2–21.8) 36 (33.0; 24.9–42.3) 25 (22.5; 15.7–31.1) 83 (22.7; 18.7–27.2)