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Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were treated with
antidepressant medication, had a diagnosis of major depression, and who
remained on an antidepressant medication treatment. Two rates are reported.
a. Percentage of patients who remained on an antidepressant medication
for at least 84 days (12 weeks). b. Percentage of patients who remained
on an antidepressant medication for at least 180 days (6 months).