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Table 1 Prevalence of various depressive disorder syndromes by gender

From: Prevalence and risk factors of depression in childhood and adolescence as seen in 4 districts of north-eastern Uganda

Disorder Males (n = 734) Females (n = 853) Total (n = 1587)
Depressive disorder syndromes 61 (8.3%) 75 (8.8%) 136 (8.6%)
(6.4%–10.5%) (7.0%–10.9%) (7.2%–10.1%)
 (a) Current major depressive episode 55 (7.5%) 65 (7.6%) 120 (7.6%)
(5.7%–9.6%) (5.9%–9.6%) (6.3%–9.0%)
 (b) Dysthymia 11 (1.5%) 23 (2.7%) 34 (2.1%)
(0.75%–2.7%) (1.7%–4.0%) (1.5%–3.0%)