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Table 4 Self-reported individual limitations by individuals with bipolar disorder or depression compared to the non-mood disorder population, adults 18-64, United States, 2004-2006

From: Differences in demographic composition and in work, social, and functional limitations among the populations with unipolar depression and bipolar disorder: results from a nationally representative sample

Limitation Bipolar disorder Depression Non-mood disorder
Physical Limitation 27.40% 22.80%   6.40% *
Social Limitation 26.20% 14.00% * 2.80% *
Cognitive Limitation 31.20% 12.40% * 1.90% *
Work Limitation 39.20% 21.00% * 4.60% *
Household Limitation 21.20% 14.30% * 2.90% *
Any Limitation (work, household, school) 40.80% 22.00%   4.80%  
  1. * Indicates statistical difference (p < .05) between the bipolar disorder population versus the depression population or between the bipolar disorder population versus the non-mood disorder population
  2. Source: 2004-2006 MEPS