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Factors relating to high psychological distress in Indigenous Australians and their contribution to Indigenous–non-Indigenous disparities

McNamara, Bridgette; Banks, Emily; Gubhaju, L; Joshy, Grace; Williamson, Anna B; Raphael, Beverley; Eades, Sandra


Objective: To explore factors associated with high psychological distress among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians and their contribution to the elevated distress prevalence among Aboriginal people. Methods: Questionnaire data from 1,631 Aboriginal and 233,405 non-Aboriginal 45 and Up Study (NSW, Australia) participants aged ≥45 years were used to calculate adjusted prevalence ratios for high psychological distress (Kessler-10 score ≥22) for socio-demographic, health and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12766
Access Rights: Open Access


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