Leading five activities U.S. adults engaged in when stressed 2018, by generation

Percentage of U.S. adults who engaged in routine activities more often when facing a challenge or stressful event as of 2018, by generation

Leading five activities U.S. adults engaged in when stressed 2018, by generation This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who engaged in routine activities more often when facing a challenge or stress as of 2018, by generation. It was found that 70 percent of Gen-Zs stated they prayed in private more often when they faced a challenge or problem that made them feel stressed, anxious or sad/depressed.
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Percentage of U.S. adults who engaged in routine activities more often when facing a challenge or stressful event as of 2018, by generation

Gen-Z (up to 21 years)*Millennial (22 to 37 years)Gen-X (38 to 53 years)Baby Boomer (54 to 72 years)Silent and Greatest Generation (73 years and older)
Private prayer70%60%56%49%22%
Engage in music42%----
Surf the internet37%36%-17%-
Watch TV for 2hrs+33%35%---
Recreational shopping30%----
Private meditation-51%41%43%21%
Walk for exercise-34%27%19%-
Online games for 2 hrs+--28%--
Exercise or engage in sports--26%--
Attend religious services---19%10%
Learn new things----8%
Cook meals----8%
Gen-Z (up to 21 years)*Millennial (22 to 37 years)Gen-X (38 to 53 years)Baby Boomer (54 to 72 years)Silent and Greatest Generation (73 years and older)
Private prayer70%60%56%49%22%
Engage in music42%----
Surf the internet37%36%-17%-
Watch TV for 2hrs+33%35%---
Recreational shopping30%----
Private meditation-51%41%43%21%
Walk for exercise-34%27%19%-
Online games for 2 hrs+--28%--
Exercise or engage in sports--26%--
Attend religious services---19%10%
Learn new things----8%
Cook meals----8%
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This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who engaged in routine activities more often when facing a challenge or stress as of 2018, by generation. It was found that 70 percent of Gen-Zs stated they prayed in private more often when they faced a challenge or problem that made them feel stressed, anxious or sad/depressed.
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