Agreement on PTSD being a significant problem among veterans in the U.S. as of 2018

This survey shows the share of adults in the U.S. who agreed that PTSD was a significant problem among military veterans as of 2018. In that year, around 66 percent of survey respondents agreed that PTSD was a significant problem among military veterans in the U.S.

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who agreed that PTSD was a significant problem among military veterans as of 2018

Share of respondents
Strongly agree66%
Somewhat agree22%
Somewhat disagree2%
Strongly disagree2%
Not at all sure7%
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Sources

Release date

April 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 3 to January 5, 2018

Number of respondents

2,105 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

983 respondents were military veterans of had immediate family member(s) who were

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question wording: How much do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?
PTSD is a significant problem among U.S. military veterans.

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