Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder among U.S. adults as of 2018, by age and gender*
Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder - U.S. adults by gender 2018
This statistic depicts the percentage of co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder among adults in the United States as of 2018, sorted by age and gender. Some 3.4 percent of female respondents and 4 percent of male respondents reported to have suffered from a co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder in the past year.
Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder among U.S. adults as of 2018, by age and gender*
Percentage of respondents
18 years or older3.7%
18 to 25 years7.2%
26 to 49 years5%
50 years or older1.5%
Male4%
Female3.4%
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Sources

Release date

August 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

base: around 70,000

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Co-occurring mental illness and substance use in the past year.

Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder - U.S. adults by gender 2018
This statistic depicts the percentage of co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder among adults in the United States as of 2018, sorted by age and gender. Some 3.4 percent of female respondents and 4 percent of male respondents reported to have suffered from a co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder in the past year.
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