Medical conditions U.S. adults had been diagnosed with as of 2017, by gender

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who had been diagnosed with selected medical conditions as of 2017, by gender

by John Elflein, last edited Mar 1, 2018
Medical conditions U.S. adults had been diagnosed with as of 2017, by gender This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who had been diagnosed with selected medical conditions as of February 2017, by gender. It was found that 23 percent of female respondents had been diagnosed from depression, compared to 17 percent of male respondents.
Show more

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who had been diagnosed with selected medical conditions as of 2017, by gender

Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
FemaleMale
Allergies/food intolerances20%19%
Anxiety disorder20%13%
Asthma13%12%
Chronic pain (e.g. back pain, stomach ache, or headache)20%16%
Crohn's disease1%2%
Dementia/Alzheimer’s disease1%0%
Depression23%17%
Diabetes8%12%
Epilepsy2%2%
Hypertension17%26%
Multiple sclerosis2%1%
Parkinson‘s disease0%1%
Posttraumatic stress disorder4%4%
Rheumatism/arthrosis5%5%
Tinnitus3%6%
None of the above36%34%
Prefer not to answer1%1%
FemaleMale
Allergies/food intolerances20%19%
Anxiety disorder20%13%
Asthma13%12%
Chronic pain (e.g. back pain, stomach ache, or headache)20%16%
Crohn's disease1%2%
Dementia/Alzheimer’s disease1%0%
Depression23%17%
Diabetes8%12%
Epilepsy2%2%
Hypertension17%26%
Multiple sclerosis2%1%
Parkinson‘s disease0%1%
Posttraumatic stress disorder4%4%
Rheumatism/arthrosis5%5%
Tinnitus3%6%
None of the above36%34%
Prefer not to answer1%1%
Download Settings Share
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
by John Elflein, last edited Mar 1, 2018
This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who had been diagnosed with selected medical conditions as of February 2017, by gender. It was found that 23 percent of female respondents had been diagnosed from depression, compared to 17 percent of male respondents.
Show more
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
I think of Statista as Google for researchers. Statista provides you with the information you search for right away.
Dr. Horst Stipp

Dr. Horst Stipp
EVP, Research & Innovation, Advertising Research Foundation

Statistics on "Alzheimer's and other dementias"
  • Global overview
The most important statistics
  • United States
  • U.S. states
  • Costs
  • Care/caregiving
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.