TABLE 1-2 Lifetime Prevalence of Major Depression with Hierarchya by Selected Demographic Characteristics for Adults with at Least One Child Under the Age of 18 Years, 2002 (taking into account weighting and complex survey design)

 

Women (n = 1,301)

Men (n = 942)

Overall (n = 2,243)

Prevalence Rate (%)

P-value

Prevalence Rate (%)

P-value

Prevalence Rate (%)

P-value

Race/Ethnicity

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Hispanic white

25.4

0.007

14.2

0.08

19.6

< 0.0001

African American

14.2

 

9.3

 

12.0

 

Black immigrants from the Caribbeanb

28.0

 

35.9

 

29.7

 

Mexican

11.9

 

7.8

 

10.3

 

Other Hispanic

18.5

 

8.2

 

14.6

 

Asian

19.7

 

1.8

 

8.8

 

Other

27.5

 

17.6

 

23.3

 

Born in United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes

22.4

0.009

13.2

0.03

17.9

0.0008

No

15.5

 

5.9

 

11.2

 

Primary Language While Growing Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not English

14.4

0.0004

8.3

0.04

11.8

< 0.0001

English

23.6

 

13.5

 

18.6

 

Number of Parents Born Outside United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

17.3

0.30

6.8

0.09

13.0

0.15

1

20.1

 

17.6

 

19.0

 

2

22.6

 

12.9

 

17.8

 

Current Work Status

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employed

23.5

0.14

11.6

0.008

17.0

0.53

Unemployed, in workforce

17.9

 

11.1

 

17.3

 

Not in workforce

18.5

 

20.8

 

19.2

 



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