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Table 2 Estimated Cases of Depression Attributable to Job Strain in Victorian Working Population

From: Job strain — Attributable depression in a sample of working Australians: Assessing the contribution to health inequalities

  Victorian employed persons (ABS, 2001) Prevalence of 12-month depression in Australian employed persons (ABS, 1997) Cases of 12-month depression, employed persons Percent of 12-month depression cases attributable to job strain Depression cases attributable to job strain
Males, age 15–64 1,302,500 3.89% 50,667 13.2% 6,688
Females, age 15–64 1,019,600 8.41% 85,748 17.2% 14,749
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