Table 3: Impact of health problems on patients by severity of depression.

Normal
(n=89)
Mild depression
(n=112)
Moderate depression
(n=117)
Severe depression
(n=43)
Very severe depression
(n=138)
Heart, blood pressure or circulation problems Mean (95% CI) 2.7 (2.45 - 2.95) 2.6 (2.36 - 2.84) 2.8 (2.56 - 3.04) 2.8 (2.47 - 3.13) 1.8 (1.65 - 1.95)
Hearing loss, adult onset. Mean (95% CI) 2.7 (2.43 - 2.97) 3 (2.74 - 3.26) 3 (2.76 - 3.24) 3.2 (2.81 - 3.59) 2.4 (2.25 - 2.55)
Depression
Mean (95% CI)
3.3 (3.05 - 3.55) 3.6 (3.38 - 3.82) 3.8 (3.6 - 4) 3.8 (3.44 - 4.16) 4.3 (4.15 - 4.45)
Alcohol use disorders Mean (95% CI) 3.3 (3.01 - 3.59) 3.4 (3.12 - 3.68) 3.4 (3.13 - 3.67) 3.1 (2.68 - 3.52) 3.9 (3.73 - 4.07)
Cardiovascular disease Mean (95% CI) 3.6 (3.29 - 3.91) 4 (3.74 - 4.26) 3.9 (3.66 - 4.14) 3.8 (3.44 - 4.16) 4.6 (4.45 - 4.75)

CI: Confidence interval

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