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Table 3 CESD-10 score category, total tremor score, ETEA score and medication usage in 91 ET cases

From: Depressive symptoms can amplify embarrassment in essential tremor

CESD-10 score category n Total tremor score ETEA score Number (%) who had been prescribed medication for tremor
0–9 (no or minimal depressive symptoms) 47 19.6 ± 6.2 19.9 ± 16.4 28 (59.6)
10–19 (moderate depressive symptoms) 37 22.1 ± 5.8 28.4 ± 16.4 24 (64.9)
≥20 (severe depressive symptoms) 7 19.0 ± 2.0 31.4 ± 17.6 7 (100)
   p = 0.36a p = 0.01b  
  1. Values represent mean ± standard deviation or number (percentage)
  2. CESD-10 (Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale), ETEA (Essential Tremor Embarrassment Assessment)
  3. aLinear regression analysis with total tremor score as dependent variable and CESD score category as the independent variable
  4. bLinear regression analysis with ETEA score as dependent variable and CESD score category as the independent variable