Interactive effects of race and depressive symptoms on calcification in African American and white women.

@article{Lewis2009InteractiveEO,
  title={Interactive effects of race and depressive symptoms on calcification in African American and white women.},
  author={Ten{\'e} T. Lewis and Susan A. Everson-Rose and Alicia Colvin and Karen A. Matthews and Joyce T Bromberger and Kim C Sutton-Tyrrell},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={163-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the cross-sectional associations among race, depressive symptoms, and aortic and coronary calcification in a sample of middle-aged women. Depressive symptoms have been associated with atherosclerotic indicators of coronary heart disease (CHD) in white women. Few studies have examined these associations in samples including African American women, or explored whether any observed associations differ by race. METHODS Participants were 508 (38% African American, 62% white… CONTINUE READING