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Symptoms of depression among aged Medicare enrollees: 2002.

Waldo DR - Health Care Financ Rev (2004)

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Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA. dwaldo@cms.hhs.gov

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Measures of Depression, by Selected Demographics Characteristics: 2002Overall, one in five enrollees reported one or more of the four symptoms described. Of this group, 13.3 percent reported one symptom, 5.0 percent reported two symptoms, 1.3 percent reported three symptoms, and 0.5 percent reported all four symptoms.The most commonly reported symptom was loss of interest, followed by concentration problems, feelings of sadness, and problems making decisions.Three of the measures were positively associated with age; prevalence rates for feelings of sadness among the older age groups examined (70-74, 75-79, and 80 years or over) were not significantly different from each other, but were significantly greater than the rate for the age group 66-69 years.All four measures were more prevalent among females than among males. Enrollees who reported being of Hispanic or Latino origin reported higher prevalence of loss of interest, and feelings of sadness than did other racial/ethnic groups of enrollees.
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f1-hcfr-26-1-143: Measures of Depression, by Selected Demographics Characteristics: 2002Overall, one in five enrollees reported one or more of the four symptoms described. Of this group, 13.3 percent reported one symptom, 5.0 percent reported two symptoms, 1.3 percent reported three symptoms, and 0.5 percent reported all four symptoms.The most commonly reported symptom was loss of interest, followed by concentration problems, feelings of sadness, and problems making decisions.Three of the measures were positively associated with age; prevalence rates for feelings of sadness among the older age groups examined (70-74, 75-79, and 80 years or over) were not significantly different from each other, but were significantly greater than the rate for the age group 66-69 years.All four measures were more prevalent among females than among males. Enrollees who reported being of Hispanic or Latino origin reported higher prevalence of loss of interest, and feelings of sadness than did other racial/ethnic groups of enrollees.


Symptoms of depression among aged Medicare enrollees: 2002.

Waldo DR - Health Care Financ Rev (2004)

Measures of Depression, by Selected Demographics Characteristics: 2002Overall, one in five enrollees reported one or more of the four symptoms described. Of this group, 13.3 percent reported one symptom, 5.0 percent reported two symptoms, 1.3 percent reported three symptoms, and 0.5 percent reported all four symptoms.The most commonly reported symptom was loss of interest, followed by concentration problems, feelings of sadness, and problems making decisions.Three of the measures were positively associated with age; prevalence rates for feelings of sadness among the older age groups examined (70-74, 75-79, and 80 years or over) were not significantly different from each other, but were significantly greater than the rate for the age group 66-69 years.All four measures were more prevalent among females than among males. Enrollees who reported being of Hispanic or Latino origin reported higher prevalence of loss of interest, and feelings of sadness than did other racial/ethnic groups of enrollees.
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f1-hcfr-26-1-143: Measures of Depression, by Selected Demographics Characteristics: 2002Overall, one in five enrollees reported one or more of the four symptoms described. Of this group, 13.3 percent reported one symptom, 5.0 percent reported two symptoms, 1.3 percent reported three symptoms, and 0.5 percent reported all four symptoms.The most commonly reported symptom was loss of interest, followed by concentration problems, feelings of sadness, and problems making decisions.Three of the measures were positively associated with age; prevalence rates for feelings of sadness among the older age groups examined (70-74, 75-79, and 80 years or over) were not significantly different from each other, but were significantly greater than the rate for the age group 66-69 years.All four measures were more prevalent among females than among males. Enrollees who reported being of Hispanic or Latino origin reported higher prevalence of loss of interest, and feelings of sadness than did other racial/ethnic groups of enrollees.

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Affiliation: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850, USA. dwaldo@cms.hhs.gov

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