Social inequalities in mental health in Norway: possible explanatory factors

  title={Social inequalities in mental health in Norway: possible explanatory factors},
  author={Odd Steffen Dalgard},
  journal={International Journal for Equity in Health},
  pages={27 - 27}
BACKGROUND It is well known that there is a social gradient in mental health, the prevalence of mental disorders stepwise increasing by lower social status. The reason for this, however, is not clear, and the purpose of the present study was to explore possible mediating factors between social status and mental health. METHODS The study has a cross-sectional design, and was based on a nationwide survey in Oslo, Norway, counting 12 310 people in the age of 30-60 years. Immigrants from non… CONTINUE READING
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