Table 3: Mean scores ± SD of GHQ-28 health subscales and depression. Independent samples -test demonstrating differences between the two categories of age.

value
Age
(<45 years)
± SD
Age
(>45 years)
± SD

GHQ-28 subscales
Somatic symptoms1.76 ± 0.551.79 ± 0.55NS**
Anxiety/insomnia1.81 ± 0.631.69 ± 0.65NS
Social dysfunction2.04 ± 0.452.30 ± 0.46.01*
Severe depression1.35 ± 0.361.48 ± 0.75NS

Total score1.74 ± 0.371.82 ± 0.51NS

CES-D
Depression6.62 ± 3.2413.58 ± 11.89.00*

* ; .
**NS: not significant.