Sertraline v placebo in major depressive disorder at 10 weeks*

OutcomeSertralinePlaceboRBI (95% CI)NNT (CI)
*CDRS–R  =  Children’s Depression Rating Scale–Revised (range of total score 17–113). Other abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Patients with ⩾40% decrease in adjusted CDRS–R total score (CDRS–R total score minus 17)69%59%17% (0.2 to 37)11 (6 to 895)