Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder among U.S. adults as of 2018, by employment status*
Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder U.S. 2018, by employment
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 employment status. Over eight percent of U.S. respondents who were unemployed suffered from a co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder.
Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder among U.S. adults as of 2018, by employment status*
Percentage of respondents
Full time3.9%
Part time4.4%
Unemployed8.4%
Other**2.6%
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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.
** The "other" employment category includes students, persons keeping house or caring for children full time, retired or disabled persons, or other persons not in the labor force.

Co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder U.S. 2018, by employment
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 employment status. Over eight percent of U.S. respondents who were unemployed suffered from a co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorder.
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