Socioeconomic status and the risk of major depression: the Canadian National Population Health Survey.

@article{Wang2010SocioeconomicSA,
  title={Socioeconomic status and the risk of major depression: the Canadian National Population Health Survey.},
  author={J L Wang and Norbert Schmitz and Carolyn S. Dewa},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2010},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={
          447-52
        }
}
BACKGROUND There are few longitudinal studies investigating the risk of major depression by socioeconomic status (SES). In this study, data from the longitudinal cohort of Canadian National Population Health Survey were used to estimate the risk of major depressive episode (MDE) over 6 years by SES levels. METHODS The National Population Health Survey used a nationally representative sample of the Canadian general population. In this analysis, participants (n=9589) were followed from 2000… CONTINUE READING

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