Effects of income and wealth on GHQ depression and poor self rated health in white collar women and men in the Whitehall II study.

@article{Martikainen2003EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of income and wealth on GHQ depression and poor self rated health in white collar women and men in the Whitehall II study.},
  author={Pekka Martikainen and J er{\^o}me Adda and Jane E. Ferrie and George Davey Smith and Michael Marmot},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2003},
  volume={57 9},
  pages={718-23}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine whether measures of income and wealth are associated with poor self rated health and GHQ depression. DESIGN Whitehall II study of London based civil servants re-interviewed between 1997-1999; 7162 participants. MAIN RESULTS A twofold age adjusted difference in morbidity was observed between the top and bottom of the personal income hierarchy for both sexes. For household income and particularly for wealth these associations are stronger. After adjusting for… CONTINUE READING