Table 4

Lifetime mood disorder among all Black women by, 2001–2003 NSAL

CharacteristicsBlock 1Block 2Block 3
Age
 18–24RefRefRef
 25–340.898 (0.620 to 1.30)0.960 (0.665 to 1.38)0.877 (0.590 to 1.30)
 35–490.873 (0.567 to 1.35)0.938 (0.606 to 1.45)0.828 (0.520 to 1.32)
 50–640.640 (0.420 to 0.976)*0.683 (0.455 to 1.03)0.603 (0.393 to 923)*
 >650.175 (0.076 to 0.402)***0.209 (0.092 to 0.474)***0.219 (0.098 to 0.489)***
Marital status
 MarriedRefRefRef
 Partnered1.48 (0.784 to 2.79)1.28 (0.638 to 2.57)1.24 (0.624 to 2.45)
 Separated-divorced1.77 (1.24 to 2.53)**1.60 (1.09 to 2.34)*1.44 (0.968 to 2.16)
 Widowed1.65 (0.829 to 3.29)1.69 (0.849 to 3.36)1.63 (0.784 to 3.37)
 Never married1.26 (0.824 to 1.93)1.24 (0.794 to 1.95)1.25 (0.794 to 1.97)
Education
 Less than high schoolRefRefRef
 High school graduate0.705 (0.520 to 0.955)*0.708 (0.518 to 0.967)*0.761 (0.544 to 1.06)
 Some college0.895 (0.593 to 1.35)0.937 (0.623 to 1.41)0.987 (0.648 to 1.50)
 College1.00 (0.589 to 1.71)1.09 (0.633 to 1.88)1.18 (0.679 to 2.05)
Income
 <$25 000RefRefRef
 $25 000–$34 9991.09 (0.753 to 1.58)1.14 (0.786 to 1.65)1.22 (0.835 to 1.78)
 $35 000–$49 9990.933 (0.583 to 1.49)0.938 (0.596 to 1.47)1.00 (0.629 to 1.60)
 $50 000–$74 9990.999 (0.630 to 1.58)0.928 (0.568 to 1.51)0.971 (0.616 to 1.53)
 >$75 0001.39 (0.746 to 2.57)1.39 (0.728 to 2.66)1.53 (0.794 to 2.93)
Occupational status
 EmployedRefRefRef
 Not employed1.07 (0.731 to 1.55)1.03 (0.699 to 1.52)0.975 (0.651 to 1.46)
 Not in the labour force1.11 (0.776 to 1.60)1.16 (0.814 to 1.64)1.12 (0.785 to 1.60)
Ethnicity
 African-AmericanRefRefRef
 Caribbean Black0.963 (0.627 to 1.48)1.00 (0.658 to 1.52)1.05 (0.683 to 1.62)
Discrimination
 NoRefRef
 Yes1.51 (0.798 to 2.87)1.37 (0.722 to 2.59)
Neighbourhood crime problem0.976 (0.853 to 1.12)0.963 (0.846 to 1.09)
Neighbourhood drug problem1.20 (1.04 to 1.37)**1.19 (1.04 to 1.36)*
Severe IPV
 NoRef
 Yes2.41 (1.81 to 3.21)***
Model F statistic, p valueF=2.81, p<=0.00F=3.02, p<=0.00F=7.50, p<=0.00
  • *p<0.05; ** p<0.01; ***p<0.001.

  • IPV, intimate partner violence; NSAL, National Survey of American Life.