Table 1—

Baseline characteristics of depressed and nondepressed individuals with diabetes (U.S. 1996)

DepressedNondepressedP
n85740
Age (years)0.011
 <657155
 65+2945
Sex0.0001
 Male2147
 Female7953
Ethnicity0.2678
 White8378
 Nonwhite1722
Education0.632
 Less than high school3639
 More than high school6460
Marital status0.009
 Married4461
 Not married5639
Comorbid conditions0.0779
 Yes7768
 No2332
Insured status0.785
 Yes2019
 No8081
Percentage of poverty level0.099
 <1256978
 125+3122
Perceived physical health0.002
 Good/excellent3255
 Fair/poor6845
Perceived mental health0.002
 Good/excellent6987
 Fair/poor3113
  • Data are %.