Table 8

Any mental disorder among Black women by, 2001–2003 NSAL

CharacteristicsBlock 1Block 2Block 3
Age
 18–24RefRefRef
 25–340.863 (0.620 to 1.20)0.873 (0.624 to 1.22)0.797 (0.565 to 1.12)
 35–490.769 (0.560 to 1.06)0.793 (0.569 to 1.10)0.697 (0.499 to 0.975)*
 50–640.408 (0.282 to 0.590)***0.409 (0.283 to 0.593)***0.351 (0.237 to 0.520)***
 >650.214 (0.126 to 0.364)***0.252 (0.147 to 0.433)***0.265 (0.158 to 0.444)***
Marital status
 MarriedRefRefRef
 Partnered2.14 (1.34 to 3.40)**1.72 (1.02 to 2.92)*1.68 (0.981 to 2.86)
 Separate-divorced2.56 (1.69 to 3.02)***1.97 (1.42 to 2.74)***1.76 (1.24 to 2.51)**
 Widowed1.63 (1.09 to 2.44)*1.70 (1.09 to 2.67)*1.64 (1.04 to 2.59)*
 Never married1.64 (1.22 to 2.22)**1.54 (1.11 to 2.13)**1.57 (1.15 to 2.16)**
Education
 Less than high schoolRefRefRef
 High school graduate0.599 (0.443 to 0.810)***0.605 (0.438 to 0.835)**0.649 (0.466 to 0.905)**
 Some college0.664 (0.436 to 1.01)0.679 (0.430 to 1.07)0.715 (0.446 to 1.14)
 College0.698 (0.456 to 1.07)0.737 (0.472 to 1.15)0.791 (0.505 to 1.24)
Income
 <$25 000RefRefRef
 $25 000–$34 9990.872 (0.636 to 1.19)0.964 (0.709 to 1.31)1.04 (0.760 to 1.41)
 $35 000–$49 9990.721 (0.507 to 1.02)0.766 (0.527 to 1.11)0.822 (0.558 to 1.21)
 $50 000–$74 9990.817 (0.535 to 1.25)0.858 (0.559 to 1.32)0.895 (0.588 to 1.36)
 >$75 0001.23 (0.791 to 1.92)1.30 (0.803 to 2.10)1.45 (0.891 to 2.37)
Occupational status
 EmployedRefRefRef
 Not employed1.02 (0.722 to 1.45)1.02 (0.712 to 1.45)0.961 (0.666 to 1.39)
 Not in the labour force1.09 (0.985 to 1.33)1.13 (0.926 to 1.39)1.11 (0.890 to 1.39)
Ethnicity
 African-AmericanRefRefRef
 Caribbean Black0.719 (0.559 to 0.925)*0.724 (0.579 to 905)**0.758 (0.610 to 0.940)**
Discrimination
 NoRefRef
 Yes2.37 (1.51 to 3.72)***2.18 (1.40 to 3.40)***
Neighbourhood crime problem1.09 (0.976 to 1.21)1.07 (0.966 to 1.19)
Neighbourhood drug problem1.18 (1.04 to 1.35)*1.18 (1.03 to 1.34)*
Severe IPV
 NoRef
 Yes3.11 (2.48 to 3.89)***
Model F statistic, p valueF=10.01, p<=0.00F=11.87, p<=0.00F=11.99, p<=0.00
  • *p<0.05; ** p<0.01; ***p<0.001.

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