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Table 1 Prevalence of depression in different socio-demographic and clinical groups

From: Effectiveness of sertraline in treatment of depression in a consecutive sample of patients with acute myocardial infarction: six month prospective study on outcome

Sociodemographic and clinical variables Total (n = 50) With depression (n = 17) %
Gender Male 38 10 26.3
  Female* 12 7 58.3
Habitat Rural 25 9 36.0
  Urban 25 8 32.0
Economic Status Low 18 6 33.3
  Middle 31 11 34.3
  Upper 1 0 0.0
Clinical risks Hypertension 19 8 42.1
  Diabetes mellitus 18 6 33.3
  Family History of CAD 10 5 50.0
  History of smoking 15 6 40.0
  History of alcohol abuse 4 2 50.0
  1. % within the variable, * chi square: 4.16; 1, p = 0.041