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Table 1 Cross-sectional Associations of Demographic Factors with Major Depressive Episode Prevalence*.

From: Markov models of major depression for linking psychiatric epidemiology to clinical practice

   12-month prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Overall   4.8 4.5 – 5.1
Sex Male 3.7 3.3 – 4.1
  Female 5.9 5.4 – 6.4
Age 15–25 6.2 5.4 – 7.0
  26–45 5.6 5.0 – 6.0
  46–65 4.4 3.8 – 5.0
  > 65 2.0 1.5 – 2.4
Marital Status Wid/Sep/Div/Single 4.4 2.5 – 3.1
  Married/Single** 2.8 4.0 – 4.8
Education Some > HS 4.8 4.4 – 5.3
  ≤ High School 4.8 4.3 – 5.2
  1. * Canadian Mental Health and Wellbeing Survey http://www.statcan.ca.
  2. ** includes "common law" status.