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Table 1 Sociodemopgraphic characteristics of the three study samples

From: Psychometric properties and longitudinal validation of the self-reporting questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a Rwandan community setting: a validation study

  Baseline (BA) sample Clinical Interview (CI) sample Re-assessment (RA) sample
Number of respondents 418 99 230
Sex    
   Males, no (%) 163 (39, 0) 42 (42, 4) 55 (23, 9)*
   Females, no (%) 255 (61, 0) 57 (57, 6) 175 (76, 1)
Age (mean, S.D.) 16-87
(μ = 35, 3; S.D. = 15, 0)
16-74
(μ = 34, 7; S.D. = 14, 1)
16-77
(μ = 37, 2; S.D. = 13, 9)*
Treatment condition 1    
   Direct, no (%) 97 (54, 8) 52 (52, 5)* 90 (39, 1)*
   Indirect, no (%) 92 (23, 2) 47 (47, 5) 77 (33, 5)
   Control, no (%) 229 (22, 0) - 63 (27, 4)
  1. * P < 0.05, means and proportions tested against the total sample
  2. 1 direct = sociotherapy group participants; indirect = relatives, friends or close collaborators of sociotherapy group participants; control = random community sample.