Common health symptoms found among U.S. adults as of 2017, by private responsibility

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who suffered at least sometimes from select health symptoms as of February 2017, by private responsibilities

Common health symptoms found among U.S. adults as of 2017, by private responsibility This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who suffered, at least sometimes, from select health symptoms as of 2017, by private responsibilities. It was found that 30 percent of participants that were responsible for household chores suffered at least sometimes from anxiety, compared to 40 percent of participants responsible for caring for family members in need of care.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who suffered at least sometimes from select health symptoms as of February 2017, by private responsibilities

Household choresFamily management/ parentingCaring for family members in need of careHousehold budgetVolunteering
Anxiety30%31%40%28%30%
Back pain, muscle tension45%49%56%47%51%
Cardiovascular/ blood pressure problems15%15%14%16%16%
Exhaustion, burnout21%22%24%21%22%
Headache34%36%42%32%38%
Low spirits, depression20%20%24%19%19%
Nervousness, irritability14%14%18%13%14%
Sleep problems35%35%40%34%37%
Stomach trouble, nausea15%15%17%14%16%
Tinnitus8%8%8%8%10%
Other2%2%2%3%3%
None of the above19%18%13%20%18%
Prefer no to answer2%2%1%2%3%
Household choresFamily management/ parentingCaring for family members in need of careHousehold budgetVolunteering
Anxiety30%31%40%28%30%
Back pain, muscle tension45%49%56%47%51%
Cardiovascular/ blood pressure problems15%15%14%16%16%
Exhaustion, burnout21%22%24%21%22%
Headache34%36%42%32%38%
Low spirits, depression20%20%24%19%19%
Nervousness, irritability14%14%18%13%14%
Sleep problems35%35%40%34%37%
Stomach trouble, nausea15%15%17%14%16%
Tinnitus8%8%8%8%10%
Other2%2%2%3%3%
None of the above19%18%13%20%18%
Prefer no to answer2%2%1%2%3%
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This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who suffered, at least sometimes, from select health symptoms as of 2017, by private responsibilities. It was found that 30 percent of participants that were responsible for household chores suffered at least sometimes from anxiety, compared to 40 percent of participants responsible for caring for family members in need of care.
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