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Table 1 Sample details

From: Validation of the Rasch-based Depression Screening in a large scale German general population sample

   Total
N = 2509
Male
44.2% (N = 1109)
Female
55.8% (N = 1400)
age M 49.4 48.8 50.0
  SD 18.2 18.1 18.4
Urbanity Rural area 14.5% (363) 14.5% (203) 14.5% (160)
  Urban area 85.5 (2139) 85.5% (1195) 85.5 (944)
Education No qualifications 1.8% (44) 2.5% (35) 0.8% (9)
  < 10 years 42.3% (1059) 42.5% (594) 42.1% (465)
  10 years of education 35.9% (898) 38.3% (536) 32.8% (362)
  > 10 years 16.8% (420) 14.3% (200) 19.9% (220)
Net household income < 1250€/month 24.1% (603) 27.0% (377) 20.5% (226)
  1251 to 2500€/month 50.4% (1262) 48.9% (684) 52.4% (578)
  ≥ 2500€/month 22.7% (567) 21.2% (296) 24.5% (271)