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Living in large urban areas may make postpartum depression more likely
Living in large urban areas may make postpartum depression more likely (August 7, 2013 - Insidermedicine) From Toronto - Women who live in a large urban area may be at increased risk of postpartum depression, according to a report published in CMAJ. Researchers reviewed data on over 6,400 women who were living in rural, semirural, semiurban or urban areas in Canada. Rural was defined as a population of smaller than 1,000 residents, while urban was defined as 500,000 residents and over. Results showed that 10% of women living in urban areas reported suffering postpartum depression, compared to 6% of those in rural areas, 7% in semirural areas and 5% in semiurban areas
 
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