6 Unknown Facts About Anxiety in The US Population
As per an estimate, 40 million Americans or say 19.1% of The US Population has an Anxiety Disorder.
Panic Disorder (PD) affects 6 million adults or 2.7% of the U.S. population and
Women are twice as likely to be affected as men.
SAD (Social Anxiety Disorder) affects 15 million adults or 7.1% of the U.S. population.
SAD is equally common among men and women and typically begins around age 13.
Specific phobias affect 19.3 million adults or 9.1% of the U.S. population. And Women are twice as likely to be affected than men.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects 2.5 million adults or 1.2% of the U.S. population. And Women are 3x more likely to be affected than men.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects 7.7 million adults or 3.6% of the U.S. population. NIMH: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. And again Women are 5x more likely to be affected than men.
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