Statements about stress that applied to U.S. adults 2017, by education level

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who agreed with select statements on stress as a part of life as of February 2017, by education level

Statements about stress that applied to U.S. adults 2017, by education level This statistic shows the share of adults in the U.S. who agreed with select statements on stress as a part of life as of February 2017, by level of education. It was found that 11 percent of respondents with a high school or equivalent education agreed that stress is a phenomenon of civilization, compared to 17 percent of respondents that had at least some college level education.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who agreed with select statements on stress as a part of life as of February 2017, by education level

High school or equivalentVocational/ technical school (2 years)Some collegeBachelor's degreeMaster's degreeDoctoral degreeProfessional degree (MD, JD, etc.)
Stress is a part of everyday life 51%49%60%53%56%58%44%
Stress is part of the working life 23%31%34%37%34%47%44%
Stress is a phenomenon of civilization 11%11%17%17%18%32%25%
Those who suffer from stress are themselves the cause of it 9%7%10%8%10%11%6%
Stress has increased considerably in our society over the past 10 years 30%33%32%36%48%26%38%
Constant availability via smartphone and other devices constitutes a crucial part of overall stress exposure 8%13%16%22%19%21%22%
Many let everyday stress get to them to an unnecessary extent 21%27%24%28%28%21%34%
Our society does not tolerate weakness or decreasing work performance 11%18%19%18%20%26%25%
None of the above22%16%10%13%12%26%3%
High school or equivalentVocational/ technical school (2 years)Some collegeBachelor's degreeMaster's degreeDoctoral degreeProfessional degree (MD, JD, etc.)
Stress is a part of everyday life 51%49%60%53%56%58%44%
Stress is part of the working life 23%31%34%37%34%47%44%
Stress is a phenomenon of civilization 11%11%17%17%18%32%25%
Those who suffer from stress are themselves the cause of it 9%7%10%8%10%11%6%
Stress has increased considerably in our society over the past 10 years 30%33%32%36%48%26%38%
Constant availability via smartphone and other devices constitutes a crucial part of overall stress exposure 8%13%16%22%19%21%22%
Many let everyday stress get to them to an unnecessary extent 21%27%24%28%28%21%34%
Our society does not tolerate weakness or decreasing work performance 11%18%19%18%20%26%25%
None of the above22%16%10%13%12%26%3%
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This statistic shows the share of adults in the U.S. who agreed with select statements on stress as a part of life as of February 2017, by level of education. It was found that 11 percent of respondents with a high school or equivalent education agreed that stress is a phenomenon of civilization, compared to 17 percent of respondents that had at least some college level education.
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