Poverty area residence and changes in depression and perceived health status: evidence from the Alameda County Study.

@article{Yen1999PovertyAR,
  title={Poverty area residence and changes in depression and perceived health status: evidence from the Alameda County Study.},
  author={Irene H. Yen and George A. Kaplan},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={90-4}
}
BACKGROUND Previous evidence from the Alameda County Study indicated that residential area has an independent effect on risk for mortality, adjusting for a variety of important individual characteristics. The current research examined the effect of poverty area residence on risk for developing depressive symptoms and decline in perceived health status in a sample of 1737. METHODS Data were from a longitudinal population-based cohort. Multiple logistic regression analyses were used. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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