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Table 1 Individual Characteristics of Participants (n = 373)

From: Generalized anxiety disorder in primary care: mental health services use and treatment adequacy

CHARACTERISTICS N %
Sex (female) 286 76.7
Age group, years
  18-24 37 9.9
  25-44 167 44.9
  45-59 139 37.4
  60 and over 29 7.8
Marital status
  Married/Living together 198 53.1
  Separated/Divorced/Widowed 64 17.2
  Single 111 29.8
Education level
  High school degree or less 173 46.4
  Collegial degree 105 28.2
  University degree 95 25.5
Patient perception of his income
  Financially secure 49 13.2
  Sufficient 203 54.6
  Poor/Very poor 120 32.3
Private medication insurance coverage (Yes) 245 65.9
Supplementary insurance coverage for complementary health services (Yes) 202 55.0
Has a family physician (Yes) 308 83.5
Comorbid anxiety disorder (social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, agoraphobia) 226 60.6
  Social anxiety disorder 124 33.2
  Agoraphobia 129 34.6
  Panic disorder 131 35.1
Comorbid major depression 265 71.0
Comorbid chronic illnesses
  0 65 17.4
  1 89 23.9
  2 80 21.4
  3 or more 139 37.3