Table 2: Prevalence of symptoms of depression in patients with PMD versus NMD.

SymptomsPMD ( )
(%)
NMD ( )
(%)

Depressed mood129 (100)116 (99.1)1.11*0.476
Diminished interest108 (83.7)95 (81.2)0.270.603
Decreased appetite70 (54.3)48 (41.0)4.310.038
Weight loss41 (31.8)35 (29.9)0.100.751
Insomnia127 (98.4)93 (79.5)23.34<0.001
Psychomotor agitation41 (31.8)10 (8.5)20.16<0.001
Psychomotor retardation24 (18.6)53 (45.3)20.33<0.001
Fatigue/low energy98 (76.0)93 (79.5)0.440.508
Guilt51 (39.5)43 (36.8)0.200.654
Worthlessness63 (48.8)65 (55.6)1.110.292
Poor concentration64 (49.6)56 (47.9)0.080.784
Suicidal ideation75 (58.1)47 (40.2)7.920.005
Suicidal attempt23 (17.8)8 (6.8)6.730.009
Other somatic symptoms38 (29.5)64 (54.7)16.11<0.001

HAM-D scoreMean (SD)Mean (SD)

HAM-D score27.64 (3.9)18.64 (6.1)13.93<0.001

Fisher’s correction applied.