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Table 3 The obtained point values on the individual scales, taking into account threshold values, enabled to recognize mood disorders

From: Occurrence of mood disorders among educationally active older adults in Bialystok, Poland: a cross-sectional study

Scale Point values n %
GDS 0–9 12 7.41
10–19 140 86.42
20–30 10 6.17
HCL-32 Below 14 94 58.02
14 and more 68 41.98
MDQ Below 7 137 84.57
7 and more 25 15.43
Zung SDS 20–49 137 84.57
50–59 24 14.81
60–69 1 0.62
70–80 0 0.00
  1. GDS, Geriatric Depression Scale; HCL-32, Hypomania Check List; MDQ, Mood Disorder Questionnaire; Zung SDS, Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale