U.S. adults' opinions on the use of mental health as an excuse as of 2018

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults that agreed, to various degrees, that people with mental health issues are just making excuses as of 2018. According to the data, 31 percent of respondents strongly disagreed that people with mental health issues are simply making excuses.

Percentage of U.S. adults that agreed or disagreed that people with mental health issues are simply making excuses as of 2018

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Source

Release date

May 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 27 to 30, 2018

Number of respondents

1,142 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? Please select one option on each row."

"Many people who claim to have mental health issues are simply making excuses."

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