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Table 4 Prevalence of Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) depression: Comparison of asthma population survey data with Sheffield population norms. Standardised for age and sex

From: Anxiety and panic fear in adults with asthma: prevalence in primary care

Study Standardised prevalence (95% CI) of HAD depression:
  8+ 11+
Asthma (n = 441) 24.3% (20.5 to 28.5%) 9.2% (6.9 to 12.4%)
SHAIPS: Sheffield normative (n = 714) 12.2% (10.0 to 14.8%) 5.4% (4.0 to 7.4%)