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Table 2.7 CIS-R anxiety and depression symptom scores, attempted suicide and self-harm, 2014-2017 combined, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2014-2017 combined
Mental health problem Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
Depression symptom score
0 75 79 81 78 82 85 90 81
1 13 12 8 11 6 7 3 9
2 or more symptomsa 12 10 12 11 12 8 7 10
Anxiety symptom score
0 71 74 75 83 82 88 92 80
1 16 15 17 9 8 6 5 11
2 or more symptomsb 14 11 8 8 10 6 3 9
Attempted suicide
No 96 91 95 92 96 99 100 95
Yes 4 9 5 8 4 1 - 5
Self-harm
No 81 91 95 95 99 99 100 94
Yes 19 9 5 5 1 1 - 6
Women
Depression symptom score
0 71 79 82 76 79 85 86 79
1 15 12 10 11 10 7 5 10
2 or more symptomsa 14 9 8 14 11 8 9 10
Anxiety symptom score
0 60 73 68 69 71 77 84 71
1 21 17 18 14 11 10 10 15
2 or more symptomsb 19 11 14 17 18 13 6 14
Attempted suicide
No 89 92 94 92 92 96 98 93
Yes 11 8 6 8 8 4 2 7
Self-harm
No 76 87 93 96 96 98 100 92
Yes 24 13 7 4 4 2 0 8
All adults
Depression symptom scorec
0 73 79 81 77 80 85 88 80
1 14 12 9 11 8 7 4 10
2 or more symptomsa 13 9 10 12 12 8 8 10
Anxiety symptom scoredd
0 65 73 72 76 77 82 87 75
1 18 16 18 11 10 8 8 13
2 or more symptomsb 16 11 11 13 14 9 5 12
Attempted suicide
No 92 91 94 92 94 97 99 94
Yes 8 9 6 8 6 3 1 6
Self-harm
No 79 89 94 96 97 99 100 93
Yes 21 11 6 4 3 1 0 7
Bases (weighted):
Men 246 305 281 335 288 235 146 1836
Women 247 322 290 368 308 254 189 1977
All adults 493 627 572 703 596 489 334 3813
Bases (unweighted):
Men 146 219 234 281 297 301 176 1654
Women 186 315 344 380 381 359 217 2182
All adults 332 534 578 661 678 660 393 3836

a Two or more symptoms indicate depression of moderate to high severity
b Two or more symptoms indicate anxiety of moderate to high severity
c Percentage of adults with a score of 2+ on depression section of CIS-R is part of the national mental health indicator set for adults
d Percentage of adults with a score of 2+ on anxiety section of CIS-R is part of the national mental health indicator set for adults


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