U.S. high school students suffering from depression 2017, by gender and ethnicity

Percentage of U.S. high school students who felt sad or hopeless in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 18, 2018
U.S. high school students suffering from depression 2017, by gender and ethnicity This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 with depression, by gender and ethnicity. According to the survey, 46.8 percent of female student respondents with a Hispanic background stated that they have felt sad or hopeless almost every day for two or more weeks in a row during the 12 months before the survey, so they stopped doing some usual activities.
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Percentage of U.S. high school students who felt sad or hopeless in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

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All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female41.1%38.2%40.7%46.8%
Male21.4%21.4%17.3%21.2%
Total31.5%30.2%29.2%33.7%
All races / ethnicitiesWhite (non-Hispanic)Black (non-Hispanic)Hispanic
Female41.1%38.2%40.7%46.8%
Male21.4%21.4%17.3%21.2%
Total31.5%30.2%29.2%33.7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 18, 2018
This statistic shows the share of American high school students in grades 9 to 12 with depression, by gender and ethnicity. According to the survey, 46.8 percent of female student respondents with a Hispanic background stated that they have felt sad or hopeless almost every day for two or more weeks in a row during the 12 months before the survey, so they stopped doing some usual activities.
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