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Table 3 The Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale (HADS) with the compounds anxiety and depression

From: Self-reported quality of life, anxiety and depression in individuals with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS): a questionnaire study

Score Mean 95 % C.I.
Anxiety Total score 12.0 11.7 to 12.4
  I feel tense or wound up 1.9 1.8 to 2.0
  Feeling as if something bad will happen 2.0 1.9 to 2.1
  Worrying thoughts 1.8 1.7 to 2.0
  I can sit at ease and feel relaxed 1.3 1.2 to 1.4
  Feeling like butterflies in the stomach 0.8 0.7 to 0.9
  I feel restless 1.8 1.6 to 1.9
  Sudden feelings of panic 2.4 2.3 to 2.5
Depression Total score 9.1 8.9 to 9.4
  I enjoy things I used to enjoy 0.8 0.7 to 0.9
  I can laugh and see funny things 0.6 0.5 to 0.7
  I feel cheerful 2.3 2.2 to 2.4
  I feel slowed down 1.6 1.4 to 1.7
  I have lost interest in my appearance 2.2 2.1 to 2.3
  I look forward with enjoyment 1.1 1.0 to 1.2
  I can enjoy a book, radio or TV 0.7 0.6 to 0.8