Percentage of women who felt the following were the most pressing health issues facing women in the U.S. as of 2018

Most pressing health issues among women in the U.S. as of 2018 This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. women who stated the following were the most pressing health issues facing women in the U.S. It was found that 27 percent of women felt mental health was the most pressing health issue facing women in the U.S.
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Percentage of women
Mental health*27%
Cancer19%
Heart health (e.g. heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, etc.)18%
Don't know/ no opinion13%
Obesity10%
Reproductive sexual health8%
Maternal (i.e., pre-and/or post-natal) health3%
Accidents and injury2%
Other2%
Percentage of women
Mental health*27%
Cancer19%
Heart health (e.g. heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, etc.)18%
Don't know/ no opinion13%
Obesity10%
Reproductive sexual health8%
Maternal (i.e., pre-and/or post-natal) health3%
Accidents and injury2%
Other2%
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This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. women who stated the following were the most pressing health issues facing women in the U.S. It was found that 27 percent of women felt mental health was the most pressing health issue facing women in the U.S.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
January 11 to 14, 2018
Number of respondents
1,141 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Women
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: "Which of the following would you say is the most pressing health issue facing women in the U.S."
* Anxiety, depression, substance abuse, psychological disorders, eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, etc.

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