Situations and areas of life where U.S. adults felt stressed as of 2017, by ethnicity

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who experienced stress in select situations and areas of their life as of February 2017, by ethnicity

Situations and areas of life where U.S. adults felt stressed as of 2017, by ethnicity This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who experienced stress in select situations and areas of life as of February 2017, by ethnicity. It was found that 32 percent of Black or African American respondents felt stressed at work or in their professional life, compared to 48 percent of Hispanic American or Latino respondents.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who experienced stress in select situations and areas of their life as of February 2017, by ethnicity

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Black or African AmericanHispanic American or LatinoWhite/ Caucasian OtherWould rather not say
At work / in professional life32%48%39%46%37%
Balancing family and work18%36%23%28%14%
Caring for children/grandchildren11%26%14%13%5%
Caring for family members in need of care9%18%11%10%13%
Conflicts with close people14%27%18%25%12%
Conflicts with colleagues/boss8%4%9%10%1%
Constant availability3%13%8%15%5%
Family fights/trouble10%20%12%31%9%
Family obligations14%16%14%18%5%
Fear of job loss7%13%8%14%3%
Financial worries47%44%42%38%21%
Free time filled with too many appointments and duties6%20%12%13%7%
Health worries22%27%25%23%13%
High expectation of myself21%32%25%30%17%
Household chores17%21%17%24%8%
Navigating traffic8%9%13%18%3%
Relationship problems18%28%13%18%9%
Severe illness of a close person7%12%8%6%4%
Stress/hectic of everyday life18%31%24%24%13%
Time pressure at work10%10%11%11%8%
Travelling to work7%9%5%10%3%
Other 2%2%2%1%1%
None of the above13%5%11%1%28%
Black or African AmericanHispanic American or LatinoWhite/ Caucasian OtherWould rather not say
At work / in professional life32%48%39%46%37%
Balancing family and work18%36%23%28%14%
Caring for children/grandchildren11%26%14%13%5%
Caring for family members in need of care9%18%11%10%13%
Conflicts with close people14%27%18%25%12%
Conflicts with colleagues/boss8%4%9%10%1%
Constant availability3%13%8%15%5%
Family fights/trouble10%20%12%31%9%
Family obligations14%16%14%18%5%
Fear of job loss7%13%8%14%3%
Financial worries47%44%42%38%21%
Free time filled with too many appointments and duties6%20%12%13%7%
Health worries22%27%25%23%13%
High expectation of myself21%32%25%30%17%
Household chores17%21%17%24%8%
Navigating traffic8%9%13%18%3%
Relationship problems18%28%13%18%9%
Severe illness of a close person7%12%8%6%4%
Stress/hectic of everyday life18%31%24%24%13%
Time pressure at work10%10%11%11%8%
Travelling to work7%9%5%10%3%
Other 2%2%2%1%1%
None of the above13%5%11%1%28%
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This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who experienced stress in select situations and areas of life as of February 2017, by ethnicity. It was found that 32 percent of Black or African American respondents felt stressed at work or in their professional life, compared to 48 percent of Hispanic American or Latino respondents.
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