Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) v no specific antidepressant treatment for depression in type 2 diabetes*

Outcomes at 3 monthsCBTControlRBI (95% CI)NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Remission of depression85%27%212% (67 to 558)2 (1 to 3)
Improvement in symptoms80%36%120% (28 to 317)2 (2 to 7)
Outcomes at 6 months CBT Control RBI (95% CI) NNT (CI)
Remission of depression70%33%110% (13 to 326)3 (2 to 17)
Improvement in symptoms70%38%84% (2.6 to 254)3 (2 to 101)