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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population at wave 7 (weighted % and 95 confidence interval)

From: Identifying long-term psychological distress from single measures: evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal survey of the Australian population

  Level of psychological distress Total
Low Mild Moderate High  
Total 26 (25–28) 39 (37–41) 20 (18–22) 15 (13–17) 100
Sex
 Men 53 (51–56) 48 (46–51) 46 (42–51) 45 (38–51) 49 (47–50)
 Women 47 (44–49) 52 (50–54) 54 (49–58) 56 (49–62) 51 (50–53)
Age Group
 25–34 19 (16–22) 23 (20–26) 25 (21–31) 27 (21–34) 23 (21–25)
 35–44 21 (19–24) 25 (22–27) 25 (21–29) 26 (20–33) 24 (22–26)
 45–54 20 (17–22) 22 (20–25) 24 (20–28) 22 (18–27) 22 (20–24)
 55–64 21 (18–25) 17 (16–20) 15 (12–19) 16 (12–20) 18 (16–19)
 65–75 14 (12–16) 9 (7–11) 8 (6–11) 6 (4–8) 10 (9–11)
 75+ 5 (4–7) 4 (3–6) 3 (2–5) 3 (2–6) 4 (3–5)
  1. Percentages are given as column percent with the exception of the total sample, which is given as a row percent