Table 2—

Depression treatment and satisfaction characteristics for patients with high depressive symptoms (n = 56)

Depression symptom characteristics
CESD score32.8 ± 7.3
Presence of lifetime depression symptoms50 (89)
Self-reported diagnosis of depression by physician32 (65)
Currently prescribed medication by physician for depression10 (17)
Self-reported use of depression treatment
    Any depression treatment43 (76)
    Antidepressant medication29 (52)
    Mental health providers34 (63)
    Herbal remedies8 (15)
    Alternative healers10 (19)
Treatment satisfaction
    Antidepressant medication17 (63)
    Mental health provider20 (59)
    Herbal remedies3 (38)
    Alternative healers8 (80)
  • Data are n (%) or means ± SD.