Table 2

Number of children who received a diagnosis of a mood disorder and number who received a diagnosis of an anxiety disorder* in the study population of people born in Sweden from 1 January 1973 to 31 December 1995†

No parental AUDParental AUD‡
≥1 parentFatherMotherFather and mother
Number (% of total study population)2 321 756 (95.9)99 723 (4.1)76 476 (3.2)28 533 (1.2)5286 (0.2)
Number diagnosed
 Mood disorders60 469598245461993557
 Anxiety disorders68 617777558922579696
Proportion diagnosed
 Mood disorders (%)
 Anxiety disorders (%)
  • *Mood and anxiety disorders were defined with ICD-10 codes and their historical equivalents: ICD-10 codes F30–F39, mood (affective) disorders and ICD-10 codes F40–F48, neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders. See online supplemental tables 2 and 3 for the ICD-9 and ICD-8 codes used in the study.

  • †Only live births were included.

  • ‡Parents were diagnosed with AUD either before the child was born or until the child turned 18 (diagnosis received between 1 January 1973 and 31 December 2018).

  • AUD, alcohol use disorder; ICD, International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems.