Understanding Depressive Symptoms Among Community-Dwelling Chinese Older Adults in the Greater Chicago Area

  title={Understanding Depressive Symptoms Among Community-Dwelling Chinese Older Adults in the Greater Chicago Area},
  author={XinQi Dong and Ruijia Chen and Chengyue Li and Melissa A. Simon},
  journal={Journal of Aging and Health},
  pages={1155 - 1171}
Objective: This study aimed to examine the prevalence of depressive symptoms among U.S. Chinese older adults. Method: Data were from the Population Study of Chinese Elderly in Chicago (PINE) study, a population-based survey of U.S. Chinese older adults aged 60 years and above. The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) was used to examine depressive symptoms. Results: Of the 3,159 community-dwelling Chinese older adults, 1,717 (54.4%) reported having any depressive symptoms in the last 2 weeks… 

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