U.S. college students that received health information from their universities 2018

This statistic presents the percentage of college students in the U.S. that had received information from their college or university on select health topics as of fall 2018. According to the data, about 86 percent of respondents indicated that they had received information about sexual assault and relationship violence while just over 20 percent had received information about problem use of internet and computer games.

Percentage of U.S. college students that had received information from their college or university about select health topics as of fall 2018

Percentage of respondents
Sexual assault/relationship violence85.6%
Alcohol and other drug use79.7%
Depression/anxiety69%
Stress reduction64.7%
Sexually transmitted disease/infection (STD/I) prevention60.2%
Cold/flu/sore throat59.4%
How to help others in distress58.9%
Suicide prevention58%
Physical activity57.3%
Pregnancy prevention54.1%
Violence prevention54.1%
Nutrition48%
Relationship difficulities46.8%
Tobacco use41.4%
Injury prevention38.1%
Grief and loss37.2%
Eating disorders30.1%
Sleep difficulities23.5%
Problem use of internet/computer games20.8%
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

Fall 2018

Number of respondents

26,181 students

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

40 schools

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Have you received information on the following topics from your college or university?"

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