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Table 2 HADS mean scores

From: A confirmatory bifactor analysis of the hospital anxiety and depression scale in an Italian community sample

  Males Females Whole sample
  Anxiety Depression Total Anxiety Depression Total Anxiety Depression Total
  M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD M SD
18-24 y 5.0 3.3 3.5 2.7 8.5 5.2 6.4 3.8 3.7 2.9 9.9 5.7 5.7 3.6 3.6 2.8 9.2 5.4
25-34 y 6.7 4.1 4.4 3.5 11.2 7.1 7.2 3.9 4.0 3.0 11.2 6.4 7.0 4.0 4.3 3.3 11.2 6.7
35-44 y 6.9 5.0 5.0 4.4 11.9 8.8 8.1 3.7 5.3 3.8 13.4 6.8 7.5 4.4 5.1 4.1 12.6 8.0
45-54 y 7.2 4.3 5.5 4.3 12.8 8.1 8.5 4.5 5.4 3.4 13.9 7.1 7.9 4.5 5.5 3.9 13.3 7.7
55-64 y 7.5 4.7 6.8 4.6 14.4 8.7 8.6 4.6 6.3 4.5 14.9 8.6 8.1 4.7 6.6 4.5 14.7 8.6
≥ 65 y 7.7 4.4 6.4 4.2 14.1 7.9 8.3 4.6 6.3 4.2 14.7 8.0 8.0 4.5 6.3 4.1 14.4 7.9
all 7.0 4.5 5.5 4.2 12.5 8.1 8.0 4.3 5.4 3.9 13.4 7.5 7.6 4.4 5.4 4.0 13.0 7.8