Burns JK, Tomita A, Lund C. Income inequality widens the existing income-related disparity in depression risk in post-apartheid South Africa: Evidence from a nationally representative panel study. Health & place. 2017 May;45(45). 10-16. PMID: 28237744 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5438466 NIHMSID: NIHMS855768.
Income inequality (II) and poverty are major challenges in South Africa (SA) yet little is known about their interaction on population mental health. We explored relationships between district II, household income (HHI) and depressive symptoms in national panel data.