The graph demonstrates that the likelihood of having a depressive disorder as an adult woman increases as the number of adverse childhood events experienced increases. Adults who have been exposed to one adverse childhood experience are slightly more likely to have a depressive disorder when compared to adults who have not been exposed to any adverse childhood experiences. Adults who have been exposed to two adverse childhood experiences are nearly twice as likely to have a depressive disorder when compared to adults who have not been exposed to any adverse childhood experiences. Adults who have been exposed to three to four adverse childhood experiences are three times as likely to have a depressive disorder when compared to adults who have not been exposed to any adverse childhood experiences. Adults who have been exposed to five or more adverse childhood experiences are approximately five times as likely to have a depressive disorder when compared to adults who have not been exposed to any adverse childhood experiences.

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