Table 1: Demographic, clinical and psychosocial characteristics of sample. 297 patients consulting for depression in primary care, Maule region, Chile 2017.

DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS
Age Mean SD
47.5 years 15.1
Sex N %
Women 344 86.8
Scholarship N %
Without scholarship 5 1.5
Elementary not completed 98 24.8
Elementary completed 53 13.4
Middle not completed 54 13.7
Middle completed 110 27.9
High School not completed 30 7.8
High School completed 44 11.1
PSYCHOSOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS N %
Lives with partner 179 45.4
Lives alone 48 12
Incomes through gainfulemployement 52 13.2
CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF DEPRESSION
Mean DS
Age of the first episode (years) 30.7 17.2
Number of depressive episodes 3.64 4.2
Duration of the longest episode (years) 3.58 7.22
Depressive symptoms at baseline HDRS (points) 20 4.6
N %
History of suicide attempt 138 35
History of previous depression treatment 177 44.9
COMORBIDITIES
Biomedical N %
0 177 45
1 84 21.4
3 74 18,9
More than 3 59 15
Psychiatric N %
0 43 10,9
1 81 20.6
2 80 20.3
3 77 19.5
More than 3 113 28.6
BIOGRAPHICAL STRESSFUL EVENTS
Life experiences during previous six months N %
0 30 7.6
1 83 21.1
2 87 22.1
3 64 16.2
More than 3 136 34.6
Intimate partner violence events (entire life) N %
0 165 41.9
1 25 6.4%
2 18 4.7%
3 or more 186 47.2%
Childhood trauma events N %
0 71 18
1 67 17
2 66 16.7
3 67 17
4 or more 123 31.2

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