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Table 6 Post hoc analysis of adherence to recommendations based on depression type and severity

From: A tailored intervention to implement guideline recommendations for elderly patients with depression in primary care: a pragmatic cluster randomised trial

  Intervention (observed in raw data) Control (observed in raw data) Estimated differencea between intervention and control group (%) (lower CL (%), upper CL (%)) from final multivariate mixed model
N Mean (%) (SD (%)) N Mean (%) (SD (%))
Depressive episode      
   Mild 15 49 (21) 26 55 (18) −6 (−18, 6)
   Moderate 16 49 (23) 17 45 (21) 3 (−18, 25)
   Severe 18 49 (17) 22 51 (16) −4 (−12, 20)
Recurrent depression/dysthymia 42 67 (26) 48 59 (24) 5(−7, 17)
  1. aEstimated difference from final multivariate mixed model including four effect modifiers adjusting for size of municipality, proportion 80+ inhabitants in municipality, and potential effect modifiers with p value <0.3 in univariate analyses