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Research Article

Depression Symptoms and Risk Factors in Adult Emergency Department Patients: A Multisite Cross-Sectional Prevalence Survey

Table 1

Distribution of patients excluded from the study.

Reason for exclusion %

Altered consciousness or cognitive impairment13316.0
Affected by alcohol799.5
Affected by drugs374.5
Cannot communicate in English27132.6
Presented with self-harm9511.4
Under 18 years old70.8
Total ineligible69283.3
Refused consent13516.2
Withdrew consent*40.5
Total excluded831100

1 became unwell, 1 discharged before survey completion, and 2 changed their minds.

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