Table 2

Sensitivity and specificity of different definitions of depression (current defined as up to 6 months either side of date of completion of CIS-R)

CIS-R diagnosis of depression
Case definitionNoYesTotal
Current treatmentNo  1426 (98.6%)1001526
Yes2115 (13.0%)36
Current diagnosisNo1441 (99.6%)1071548
Yes68 (7.0%)14
Current diagnosis, treatedNo>99%*109*
Yes<5*6 (5.2%)*
Current diagnosis or symptomsNo1426 (98.6%)911517
Yes2124 (20.9%)45
Current diagnosis or symptoms, treatedNo1438 (99.4%)1041542
Yes911 (9.6%)20
Current diagnosis or symptoms or treatmentNo1414 (97.7%)871501
Yes3328 (24.3%)61
Historical or current diagnosis, currently treatedNo>99%*107*
Yes<5*8 (7.0%)*
Historical or current diagnosis or symptoms, currently treatedNo1438 (99.4%)1031541
Yes912 (10.4%)21
Historical diagnosis, currently treated OR current diagnosisNo1441 (99.6%)1051546
Yes610 (8.7%)16
Historical diagnosis, currently treated OR current diagnosis or symptomsNo1426 (98.6%)901516
Yes2125 (21.7%)46
Historical or current diagnosis or symptoms, currently treated OR current diagnosisNo1438 (99.4%)1021540
Yes913 (11.3%)22
Historical or current diagnosis or symptoms, currently treated OR current diagnosis or symptomsNo1426 (98.6%)901516
Yes2125 (21.7%)46
  • *Numbers suppressed for disclosure control purposes.

  • CIS-R, revised Clinical Interview Schedule.