Major depressive episode in the past year among U.S. women 2018, by age

This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. women with a major depressive episode in the past year as of 2018, by age. At this time, it was estimated that almost 20 percent of 18 to 20 year old women experienced a major depressive episode in the past year.

Percentage of U.S. women with a major depressive episode in the past year as of 2018, by age

Age groupPercentage of female respondents
18 to 20 years19.6%
21 to 25 years16.5%
26 to 29 years13.7%
30 to 34 years10.9%
35 to 39 years8.2%
40 to 44 years8.6%
45 to 49 years8.9%
50 to 54 years8.1%
55 to 59 years7.3%
60 to 64 years7.1%
65 years and older3.8%
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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

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