Black Women Less Likely to Struggle With Depression Than Whites: Survey

April 8, 2015 4:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Black women are much less likely to report suffering from depression than white women are, a new study suggests.

Researchers culled responses from more than 1,400 black women and more than 340 white women who took part in a national survey, and found that only 10 percent of black women reported struggling with the mental health disorder at some point in their lives, compared with 21 percent of white women.

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