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Table 3 Characteristics of participants at baseline (n = 483)

From: Implementing a peer-to-peer, self-management intervention for young people with depression and anxiety in Denmark

Age, year, mean (SD) 20 (3)
Gender, n (%)
 Women 346 (72)
 Men 136 (28)
Labour market status, n (%)
 Enrolled in education 257 (55)
 Working 39 (8)
 Unemployed 169 (36)
Type of educationa, n (%)
 Elementary school 55 (25)
 High school 91 (41)
 Vocational training 40 (18)
 Higher education 36 (16)
Cohabitation, n (%)  
 Living alone 82 (17)
 Living with family 276 (58)
 Living with friends 10 (2.1)
 Living with partner/spouse 78 (16)
 Other 27 (5.7)
Support for managing anxiety and depressionb, n (%)
 Psychiatric support 138 (29)
 Medical treatment 147 (30)
 Support from psychologist 233 (48)
 Other 91 (19)
 No support 92 (19)
Drug use, n (%)
 Yes 206 (44)
 No 262 (56)
Depression score (BDI), mean (SD) (n = 401) 27 (11)
Anxiety score (STAI), mean (SD) (n = 436) 52 (12)
Symptom burden (BDI-II & STAI combined), n (%)
 Minimal depression AND low anxiety 24 (5)
 Moderate anxiety (or lower) OR mild/moderate depression 148 (31)
 Moderate anxiety AND moderate depression 73 (16)
 Major depression OR high anxiety 145 (31)
 Major depression AND high anxiety 80 (17)
  1. aAmong participants enrolled in education; bThe percentages add up to more than 100% because some participants receive more than one kind of support