Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents.

@article{Li2018RacialAE,
  title={Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms Among U.S. Nursing Home Residents.},
  author={Yue Li and Xueya Cai and Charlene Harrington and Michael Hasselberg and Yeates Conwell and Xi Cen and Helena Temkin-Greener},
  journal={Journal of aging & social policy},
  year={2018},
  pages={
          1-19
        }
}
This study aimed to examine racial and ethnic differences in significant depressive symptoms among long-term nursing home residents. We analyzed the 2014 national Minimum Data Set linked to a nursing home file and estimated multivariable logistic regressions to determine the associations of race and ethnicities with significant depressive symptoms (score ≥ 10 on the 9-item Patient Health Questionnaire [PHQ-9] scale) and whether associations were explained by resident and nursing home covariates… CONTINUE READING
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