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Table 2 Prevalence of positive screen for depressive disorders among Chilean older men and women, and proportion who had received a diagnosis of depression

From: Gender differences in positive screen for depression and diagnosis among older adults in Chile

  Total 95% CI Men 95% CI Women 95% CI
Major depressive disorder (≥10) 9.37 8.25–10.62 5.83 4.58–7.40 12.43 10.72–14.38
% Diagnosed 39.56 33.26–46.23 32.11 20.99–45.72 42.70 35.27–50.5
Mild depressive disorder (5–9) 19.83 18.32–21.43 15.08 13.19–17.19 23.95 21.71–26.33
% Diagnosed 24.08 20.65–27.88 13.54 9.66–18.65 29.78 25.12–34.90
Any depressive disorder (≥5) 29.19 27.40–31.05 20.91 18.66–23.35 36.38 33.75–39.09
% Diagnosed 28.99 25.81–32.39 18.77 14.26–24.29 34.11 30.04–38.42