Table 1

Prevalence of mental disorders*

Present stateLifetime ever
%95% CI%95% CI
*Calculated on the basis of weighted data. One patient may receive more than one diagnosis, for which reason the sum exceeds the overall prevalence.
Depression including dysthymia14.4(9.1 to 21.8)28.3(21.0 to 37.0)
Anxiety, total24.3(17.5 to 32.8)25.4(18.4 to 34.0)
    Phobias (F40)21.8(15.3 to 30.0)21.8(15.3 to 30.0)
    Generalised anxiety (F41.1, F41.9)3.9(1.6 to 9.3)7.9(4.2 to 14.2)
    Panic disorders (F41.0)0.0(0.0 to 0.0)3.1(1.1 to 8.2)
Somatoform disorders (F45, F44.4–6, F48)33.8(25.9 to 42.7)34.9(26.9 to 43.8)
Substance use disorders (F10–F19)13.3(8.3 to 20.6)20.3(14.0 to 28.4)
Other1.7(0.4 to 6.5)5.1(2.3 to 10.8)
Any mental disorder55.1(46.2 to 63.8)65.0(56.1 to 73.0)
    excluding somatoform disorders42.5(33.9 to 51.4)55.1(46.3 to 63.7)
    excluding phobias48.0(39.2 to 56.9)59.5(50.6 to 67.9)
    excluding substance misuse49.2(40.4 to 58.1)59.6(50.6 to 68.0)
    excluding substance misuse and phobia41.0(32.5 to 50.0)54.1(45.1 to 62.8)
    excluding substance misuse, phobia, and somatoform disorders19.3(13.2 to 27.4)38.2(30.0 to 47.2)