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Table 3 Depression anxiety stress levels in trauma patients at baseline, 3 months, and 6 months post injury

From: Incidence of depression, anxiety and stress following traumatic injury: a longitudinal study

Time point Rating Depression Anxiety Stress
Baseline Mean (SD) 9.4 (9.8) 10.3 (8) 14.5 (10.6)
  Normal 127 (63.2%) 83 (41.3%) 112 (55.7%)
  Mild- Moderate 42 (20.9%) 73 (36.3%) 53 (26.4%)
  Severe- Extremely Severe 32 (15.9%) 45 (22.4%) 36 (17.9%)
  Total participants with above normal rating 36.8% 58.7% 44.3%
3 months Mean (SD) 9.3 (9.6) 6.4 (8) 12.8 (10)
  Normal 73 (59.8%) 80 (65.6%) 77 (63.1%)
  Mild- Moderate 30 (24.6%) 21 (17.2%) 29 (23.8%)
  Severe- Extremely Severe 19 (15.6%) 21 (17.2%) 16 (13.1%)
  Total participants with above normal rating 49 (40.2%) 42 (34.4%) 45 (36.9%)
6 months Mean (SD) 5.9 (7.7) 4.2 (5.1) 8.9 (7.9)
  Normal 83 (76.1%) 85 (78%) 84 (77.1%)
  Mild- Moderate 21 (19.3%) 20 (18.3%) 21 (19.3%)
  Severe- Extremely Severe 5 (4.6%) 4 (3.7%) 4 (3.7%)
  Total participants with above normal rating 26 (23.9%) 24 (22.0%) 25 (22.9%)