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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study population (N = 46, 119) by depression and anxiety status, BRFSS, 2006*

From: Use of folic acid and vitamin supplementation among adults with depression and anxiety: a cross-sectional, population-based survey

  Ever diagnosed depression Ever diagnosed anxiety EDS
  yes no yes no yes no
  n = 8, 019 n = 38, 100 n = 5, 546 n = 40, 573 n = 3, 978 n = 42, 141
Age (years) 44.4 (0.3) 46.0 (0.2) 43.7 (0.4) 46.0 (0.2) 42.0 (0.5) 46.1 (0.2)
Sex       
   Men 34.4 (1.0) 51.8 (0.4) 36.1 (1.2) 50.9 (0.4) 38.8 (1.6) 50.2 (0.4)
   Women 65.6 (1.0) 48.2 (0.4) 63.9 (1.2) 49.1 (0.4) 61.2 (1.6) 49.8 (0.4)
Race/ethnicity       
   Non-Hispanic white 75.1 (0.8) 70.2 (0.4) 72.0 (1.0) 70.8 (0.4) 64.4 (1.5) 71.5 (0.4)
   Non-Hispanic black 6.8 (0.6) 10.0 (0.3) 7.2 (0.7) 9.8 (0.3) 11.5 (1.0) 9.3 (0.2)
   Hispanic 13.4 (0.6) 14.9 (0.3) 15.5 (0.8) 14.6 (0.3) 18.0 (1.2) 14.4 (0.3)
   Others 4.8 (0.4) 4.9 (0.2) 5.2 (0.5) 4.8 (0.2) 6.1 (0.7) 4.8 (0.2)
Education       
   < high school diploma 11.4 (0.7) 9.2 (0.2) 13.0 (0.8) 9.1 (0.2) 21.1 (1.3) 8.5 (0.2)
   High school graduate 29.1 (0.9) 28.1 (0.4) 28.8 (1.1) 28.2 (0.4) 33.5 (1.4) 27.8 (0.4)
   Some college/technical 29.4 (0.9) 27.3 (0.4) 29.2 (1.1) 27.4 (0.4) 27.9 (1.4) 27.6 (0.4)
   ≥ College graduate 30.1 (0.9) 35.4 (0.4) 29.0 (1.0) 35.3 (0.4) 17.5 (1.1) 36.1 (0.4)
Body mass index (kg/m2)       
   < 25.0 36.1 (1.0) 38.7 (0.4) 37.7 (1.2) 38.4 (0.4) 34.7 (1.5) 38.6 (0.4)
   25.0- < 30.0 31.7 (0.9) 37.7 (0.4) 33.1 (1.1) 37.2 (0.4) 29.5 (1.4) 37.4 (0.4)
   ≥ 30.0 32.2 (0.9) 23.7 (0.4) 29.2 (1.0) 24.4 (0.4) 35.8 (1.3) 24.0 (0.3)
Marital status       
   Married 50.7 (1.0) 63.5 (0.4) 51.0 (1.2) 62.9 (0.4) 42.4 (1.4) 63.3 (0.4)
   Divorced 15.0 (0.6) 8.0 (0.2) 14.1 (0.6) 8.4 (0.2) 14.8 (0.8) 8.5 (0.2)
   Never married 18.4 (1.0) 17.4 (0.4) 20.2 (1.2) 17.2 (0.4) 23.0 (1.6) 17.1 (0.4)
   Others 15.8 (0.7) 11.1 (0.2) 14.7 (0.8) 11.5 (0.2) 19.8 (1.3) 11.1 (0.2)
  1. * Data presented as weighted percentages with standard errors in parentheses except for mean age. BRFSS = Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, EDS = Elevated depressive symptoms
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