Socioeconomic Inequalities in Depression: A Meta-Analysis
Am. J. Epidemiol. 2003, 157 (2): 98-112.
V. Lorant, et al.
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/157/2/98.abstract Results indicated that low-SES individuals had higher odds of being depressed (odds ratio = 1.81, p < 0.001)
SES = socioeconomic status
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In 2005–2010, the prevalence of depression among adults 45–64 years of age was 5 times as high for those below poverty (24%), 3 times as high for those with family income between 100%–199% of poverty (15%), and more than 1.5 times as high for those with family income between 200%–399% (7%), compared with those at 400% or more of the poverty level (5%) (Figure 33).
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