Teen symptoms and unhealthy behaviors due to stress in the U.S. by gender 2013

Stress symptoms and unhealthy behaviors reported by U.S. teens in 2013, by gender

Teen symptoms and unhealthy behaviors due to stress in the U.S. by gender 2013 This statistic displays the reported symptoms and unhealthy behaviors due to stress in teenagers in the United States as of 2013. Of surveyed teenagers, 39 percent of girls reported eating too much or too little, while only 14 percent of boys reported this behavior due to stress. Stress can impact overall health despite a lack of awareness. High stress can weaken the immune system and cause exhaustion in the body. School is one of the most common sources of stress for teenagers.
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Stress symptoms and unhealthy behaviors reported by U.S. teens in 2013, by gender

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Boys Girls
Feeling irritable or angry36%45%
Fatigue/feeling tired30%42%
Feeling as though I could cry20%44%
Eating too much or too little14%39%
Skipping a meal15%31%
Overeating/eating unhealthy foods17%35%
Change in appetite8%22%
Boys Girls
Feeling irritable or angry36%45%
Fatigue/feeling tired30%42%
Feeling as though I could cry20%44%
Eating too much or too little14%39%
Skipping a meal15%31%
Overeating/eating unhealthy foods17%35%
Change in appetite8%22%
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This statistic displays the reported symptoms and unhealthy behaviors due to stress in teenagers in the United States as of 2013. Of surveyed teenagers, 39 percent of girls reported eating too much or too little, while only 14 percent of boys reported this behavior due to stress. Stress can impact overall health despite a lack of awareness. High stress can weaken the immune system and cause exhaustion in the body. School is one of the most common sources of stress for teenagers.
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