A data-driven analysis of sociocultural, ecological, and economic correlates of depression across nations

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology Vol/Iss. 52 (8-9) SAGE Publications Published In Pages: 822-843
By Li, Zeyang, Wei, Anna, Palanivel, Vishanth, Jackson, Joshua C.


The length of the shortest day will be negatively associated with depression prevalence.


Hypothesis was first tested using a zero-order association test and was found significant (p<.001, standardized beta= -.43); this was not supported in multiple regression.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Multiple regressionNot supportedp>.05UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
DepressionDependentDrives And Emotions, Personality Disorders
Length of shortest dayIndependentLocation