Depression is greater in non-English speaking hospital outpatients with type 2 diabetes Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • This study aimed to compare the prevalence of depression and anxiety in English (ES) and non-English speaking (NES) hospital outpatients with type 2 diabetes. Overall, depression and/or anxiety were present in 31% of patients. The prevalence of depression was significantly higher in NES than ES patients (p=0.03).

authors

  • Graco, Marnie
  • Berlowitz, David John
  • Fourlanos, Spiros
  • Sundram, Suresh

publication date

  • February 2009