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Table 1 Baseline data of patient sociodemographic characteristics, primary diagnoses and use of antidepressant medicine

From: Quality of life, sense of coherence and experiences with three different treatments in patients with psychological distress in primary care: a mixed-methods study

Variable IT n = 40 TA n = 40 CT n = 40
Sex: female 34 (85%) 32 (80%) 35 (88%)
Mean age 41 41 40
Education: high school 26 (65%) 28 (70%) 23 (58%)
Depression 15 (35,5%) 10 (25%) 12 (30%)
Severe stress 10 (25%) 10 (25%) 10 (25%)
Anxiety/panic disorder 5 (12,5%) 8 (20%) 6 (15%)
Sleep disorders 5 (12,5%) 4 (10%) 5 (13%)
Somatic symptoms/pain 5 (12,5%) 8 (20%) 7 (17%)
Antidepressant medicine 15 (37,5%) 9 (22,5%) 14 (35%)
  1. IT: Integrative treatment, TA: Therapeutic acupuncture, CT: Conventional treatment.