Depression Research and Treatment / 2014 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Rapid Screening of Psychological Well-Being of Patients with Chronic Illness: Reliability and Validity Test on WHO-5 and PHQ-9 Scales

Table 5

Incidences of brief psychological screening scale ().

Scores of indicesNumber of subjectsScreening rate (%)

World Health Organization’s scale of 5-item physical and psychological health indices (WHO-5)
 Depression (score 1–28) 31.0
 Emotional distress (score 29–50) 175.5
 Normal (score 51–100)29093.5
Patient health questionnaire (PHQ-9)
 Normal (score ≦10)29595.2
 Depression (score >10) 154.8
Hospital anxiety and depression scale-anxiety (HADS-A)
 Normal (score 0~7)30297.4
 Suspected anxiety (score 8~10) 6 1.9
 Identified anxiety (score ≧11) 2 0.6
Hospital anxiety and depression scale-depression (HADS-D)
 Normal (score 0~7)29695.5
 Suspected depression (score 8~10) 11 3.5
 Identified depression (score ≧11) 3 1.0