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Table 5 PHQ-9 “Depression”: Comparison of living renal donors (a. female, b. male) with the German general population of Kocalevent et al. (2013) in age classes [13]

From: Gender disparity in health-related quality of life and fatigue after living renal donation

Age categories Mean (SD) N Mean (SD) N Signa
a
  Female donors Women of the German normal population  
25–34 years 1.0 (−) 1 2.5 (3.0) 351
35–44 years 4.3 (3.6) 6 2.8 (3.6) 542
45–54 years 3.7 (3.8) 26 2.7 (3.3) 457 0.174
55–64 years 4.4 (4.9) 43 3.3 (3.4) 446 0.125
65–74 years 4.8 (5.1) 39 3.6 (3.6) 395 0.163
≥75 years 3.0 (2.2) 9 4.5 (3.5) 236 0.076
b
  Male donors Men of the German normal population  
25–34 years 1.0 (−) 1 2.0 (3.2) 279
35–44 years 4.3 (6.0) 4 2.3 (3.3) 396
45–54 years 4.1 (3.7) 18 2.9 (3.7) 414 0.174
55–64 years 2.7 (3.3) 22 3.1 (3.6) 398 0.584
65–74 years 2.9 (2.8) 18 3.0 (3.6) 397 0.855
≥75 years 3.1 (3.6) 18 4.1 (4.4) 156 0.266
  1. aunpaired T-Test