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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample (n = 120, unless otherwise indicated)

From: A validation study of the Zanmi Lasante Depression Symptom Inventory (ZLDSI) in a school-based study population of transitional age youth in Haiti

 Mean (SD) or % (n)
Age in years, mean (SD)19.47 (1.37)
Gender, % female (n)33.33% (40)
ZLDSIa, mean (SD)9.01 (8.49)
SCID MDE Cases, % (n)7.50% (9)
CES-Db, mean (SD)22.75 (12.38) (n = 111)
During the past 12 months, how often have you been so worried about something that you could not sleep at night? (GSHS)c, mean (SD)2.46 (1.08)
During the past 12 months, how often have you felt lonely? (GSHS)c, mean (SD)2.22 (1.05)
During the past 12 months, how often have you had a hard time staying focused on your homework or other things you had to do? (GSHS)c, mean (SD)2.76 (1.18) (n = 119)
SRIBd in GSHS, % cases (n)6.67% (8)
SRIBe in ZLDSI, % cases (n)13.33% (16)
  1. a Scores from the ZLDSI are based on the degree to which the respondent is bothered by 13 symptoms in the past 15 days. Responses are scored 0 to 3, and a total sum score ranges from 0 to 39
  2. b Scores from the CES-D are based on a 20-item self-report assessment, slightly modified for this study [18]. Responses are scored 0 to 3, and a total sum score ranges from 0 to 60
  3. c Response options were: Never = 1, Rarely = 2, Sometimes = 3, Most of the time = 4, and Always = 5
  4. d Suicide-related ideation or behavior (SRIB) identified on the GSHS was coded as present if there was an affirmative answer to one or more of the following questions as indicated by a “yes” response to the first two and any value > = 1 time in response to the third question:
  5. 1. During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?
  6. 2. During the past 12 months, did you ever make a plan about how you would attempt suicide?
  7. 3. During the past 12 months, how many times did you actually attempt suicide?
  8. e SRIB identified by the ZLDSI coded as present if there was any affirmative answer to the statement “During the past 15 days, how many times have you had thoughts that you would be better off dead, or of hurting yourself in some way?” An affirmative answer was indicated by positive responses to any one of the following: some days (1–5 days), more than a week (6–9 days), almost everyday (10–15 days)