Eating habits from stress among U.S. parents and non-parents 2014

This statistic displays U.S. adults' eating habits that are affected by stress by being a parent or non-parent as of 2014. Among U.S. adults categorized as a parent, 37 percent reported skipping a meal within the last month due to stress.

Eating habits affected by stress among parents and non-parents in the U.S. in 2014

Have eaten too much/eaten unhealthy foods because of stress43%30%
Skipped a meal because of stress37%22%
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Release date

February 2015


United States

Survey time period

August 4 to 29, 2014

Number of respondents

3,068 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original questions: "Which of the following, if any, have you experienced in the last month as a result of stress? Please select all that apply."

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