Perceived causes of gastrointestinal problems U.S. adults as of 2017, by gender

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who believed select sources were the cause of their gastrointestinal problems as of February 2017, by gender

Perceived causes of gastrointestinal problems U.S. adults as of 2017, by gender This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who believed select sources were the cause of their gastrointestinal problems as of February 2017, by gender. It was found that 36 percent of both male and female respondents believed their gastrointestinal problems were caused by stress.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who believed select sources were the cause of their gastrointestinal problems as of February 2017, by gender

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MaleFemale
Poor diet47%41%
Stress36%36%
Overweight22%21%
Not enough exercise17%20%
Genetic predisposition18%17%
Don’t know12%19%
Sitting at a desk at work14%9%
Psychosomatic illness9%6%
Pregnancy (only displayed to women)0%3%
Prefer not to answer1%2%
Other 6%11%
MaleFemale
Poor diet47%41%
Stress36%36%
Overweight22%21%
Not enough exercise17%20%
Genetic predisposition18%17%
Don’t know12%19%
Sitting at a desk at work14%9%
Psychosomatic illness9%6%
Pregnancy (only displayed to women)0%3%
Prefer not to answer1%2%
Other 6%11%
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This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who believed select sources were the cause of their gastrointestinal problems as of February 2017, by gender. It was found that 36 percent of both male and female respondents believed their gastrointestinal problems were caused by stress.
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