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Table A.4. Individuals experiencing a major depressive episode in the past year by gender and age group, Canada and United States, 2002 to 2003
  Canada United States
% 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval
Males
18 to 44
6.6
4.7,
8.5
6.6
4.8,
8.4
45 to 64
8.0
5.4,
10.5
8.5
6.3,
10.8
65 and over
2.4E
0.9,
4.0
3.1E
1.4,
4.7
All
6.3
5.0,
7.6
6.6
5.4,
7.8
Females
18 to 44
12.2
10.0,
14.4
12.6
10.6,
14.6
45 to 64
9.0
6.6,
11.5
10.9
8.7,
13.0
65 and over
4.5E
2.5,
6.5
4.1E
2.6,
5.6
All
9.9
8.5,
11.4
10.6
9.4,
11.9
All
18 to 44
9.4
7.9,
10.8
9.6
8.3,
11.0
45 to 64
8.5
6.7,
10.3
9.7
8.2,
11.2
65 and over
3.6E
2.3,
4.9
3.7
2.5,
4.8
All
8.1
7.2,
9.1
8.6
7.8,
9.5
Notes:
i) Household population aged 18 and over.
ii) Missing data ("I don't know", "not stated", "refusal") have been excluded from the analysis.
‡Age-adjusted percents calculated using the projected 2000 United States standard population.
E Interpret with caution (high sampling variability).
Source: Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, 2002 to 2003.