Medical conditions U.S. adults have been treated for in hospitals 2017, by ethnicity

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in March 2017, by ethnicity. U.S. adults were asked what medical conditions they received hospital treatments for in the preceding five years. Among Hispanic American or Latino respondents, and White or Caucasian respondents, about 6 percent stated that they had been treated for a mental illness within the past five years.

Leading medical conditions U.S. adults have been treated for in hospitals as of 2017, by ethnicity

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Release date

April 2017


United States

Survey time period

March 2-7, 2017

Number of respondents

773 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

have been treated in a hospital within the last 5 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "For what kind of illnesses have you been treated in hospitals?" (multiple pick)

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