Mental health issues among those who served in U.S. military 2015-2016, by gender

Percentage of those who served in the military who reported select mental health concerns in 2015-2016, by gender

by John Elflein, last edited Jan 8, 2019
Mental health issues among those who served in U.S. military 2015-2016, by gender This statistic shows the percentage of those who have served in the U.S. military who had select mental health concerns as of 2015-2016, by gender. It was found that 30.6 percent of women who had served in the military suffered from some mental illness compared to 16.2 percent of men who had served.
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Percentage of those who served in the military who reported select mental health concerns in 2015-2016, by gender

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Women who servedMen who served
Any mental illness30.6%16.2%
Anxiety19.2%8.6%
Depression24.4%15.1%
Frequent mental distress15.2%10.7%
Suicidal thoughts7%4.7%
Women who servedMen who served
Any mental illness30.6%16.2%
Anxiety19.2%8.6%
Depression24.4%15.1%
Frequent mental distress15.2%10.7%
Suicidal thoughts7%4.7%
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by John Elflein, last edited Jan 8, 2019
This statistic shows the percentage of those who have served in the U.S. military who had select mental health concerns as of 2015-2016, by gender. It was found that 30.6 percent of women who had served in the military suffered from some mental illness compared to 16.2 percent of men who had served.
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