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Table 1 Mental disorder prevalence, by reported musculoskeletal condition

From: Mental disorders in a population sample with musculoskeletal disorders

  Arthritis or Rheumatism Back Pain Fibromyalgia Any Chronic Condition*** No Chronic Condition
  % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
Major 5.0 6.2 13.4 4.7 2.4
Depression (4.3 – 5.7) (5.4 – 6.9) (8.9 – 17.9) (4.3 – 5.1) (2.1 – 2.8)
Bipolar 1.2 1.8 ** 1.2 0.5
Disorder (0.9 – 1.5) (1.4 – 2.1)   (1.0 – 1.4) (0.4 – 0.7)
Panic 3.0 3.6 5.2 2.6 1.0
Disorder* (2.5 – 3.6) (3.1 – 4.2) (2.8 – 7.6) (2.3 – 2.9) (0.7 – 1.3)
Social 2.9 4.3 7.7 3.4 2.2
Phobia (2.4 – 3.4) (3.7 – 5.0) (5.0 – 10.5) (3.1 – 3.7) (1.9 – 2.6
Substance 1.5 3.7 ** 3.0 3.2
Dependence (1.2 – 1.9) (3.1–4.3)   (2.7 – 3.3) (2.8 – 3.5)
  1. * includes panic disorder with or without agoraphobia and agoraphobia without panic disorder
  2. ** estimates too imprecise to report, in keeping with Statistics Canada data release guidelines
  3. *** any one or more of the following conditions: back pain, allergies to food and non-food, asthma, fibromyalgia, high blood pressure, migraine headaches, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, stomach/intestinal ulcers, effects of a stroke, bowel disorder/crohn's disease or colitis, cataracts, glaucoma, thyroid condition, chronic bronchitis, emphysema or COPD, epilepsy, multiple chemical sensitivies, chronic fatigue syndrome.
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