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Table 3 Baseline Characteristics of BTB Sample (N = 208)

From: A community-integrated home based depression intervention for older African Americans: descripton of the Beat the Blues randomized trial and intervention costs

Characteristic Mean (SD) %
Agea 69.5 (8.7)  
Sex   
   Male   22.1
   Female   77.9
Education   
< HS   21.2
HS/GED   29.3
> HS   49.5
Paying for basics   
Not difficult at all   19.7
Not very difficult   12.5
Somewhat difficult   37.5
Very difficulty   30.3
Marital status   
Single   88.0
Married   12.0
Number of health conditions 6.6 (3.5)  
Antidepressant medication   19.2
Anxiety medication   16.8
Pain medication   52.9
PHQ9 Score (second screen) 13.0 (4.9)  
Minimal/no depression (0-4)   0.0
Mild depression (5-9)   28.5
Moderate depression (10-14)   35.3
Moderate/severe depression (15-19)   24.2
Severe depression (≥ 20)   12.0
  1. aN = 207.