Statistics from Altmetric.com
Systematic review with meta-analyses.
MEDLINE and HealthSTAR databases plus hand searches of reference lists; 1980 to 2004.
Study selection and analysis:
English-language articles examining prevalence and/or incidence of anxiety disorders in adult populations with samples sizes of 450 or more. Only studies using standardised diagnostic instruments or clinical diagnosis were selected. One-year prevalence, lifetime prevalence, and incidence data were extracted (overall, sex and age specific rates) from each study and pooled using Fastpro software …
For correspondence: Dr Julian Somers, Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 7238-515 Hastings Street, Vancouver BC, V6B 5K3, Canada;
Sources of funding: none.
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.