Percentage of U.S. college students that had been diagnosed with depression as of fall 2017

U.S. college students that had been diagnosed with depression as of fall 2017 This statistic presents the percentage of college students in the U.S. who had been diagnosed with depression within the past 12 months as of fall 2017. According to the data, 4.8 percent of college students had been diagnosed with depression and treated with meds and psychotherapy.
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Percentage of respondents
No82.2%
Yes, diagnosed not treated3.6%
Yes, treated with medication6.2%
Yes, treated with psychotheraphy2.7%
Yes, treated with meds + psychotherapy4.8%
Yes, other treatment0.5%
Percentage of respondents
No82.2%
Yes, diagnosed not treated3.6%
Yes, treated with medication6.2%
Yes, treated with psychotheraphy2.7%
Yes, treated with meds + psychotherapy4.8%
Yes, other treatment0.5%
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This statistic presents the percentage of college students in the U.S. who had been diagnosed with depression within the past 12 months as of fall 2017. According to the data, 4.8 percent of college students had been diagnosed with depression and treated with meds and psychotherapy.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
Fall 2017
Number of respondents
31,463 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
52 schools
Supplementary notes
Original question: "Within the last 12 months, have you been diagnosed or treated by a professional for any of the following...? (Depression)

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