A US. The study was completed by the Census Bureau Together with five federal agencies, it found that one-third of Americans struggle with anxiety or depression amid the coronavirus epidemic.
Mental health has become a serious problem, with at least 100,000 deaths reported in the United States due to the isolation of billions worldwide due to coronavirus virus and months of staying orders.
The study, which began on April 23, ran 90 days and collected data from nearly 40,000 people.
According to the results, 47.4 percent of adults between the ages of 18 and 29 showed signs of anxiety or depression, where only 19.8 percent of adults in their 70s showed symptoms.
The findings are said to show a direct correlation with infection, since a 2014 study reported almost 50 percent fewer adults who exhibited symptoms of a question about depression.
The study found that people with lower education and 18-29 years of age were more likely to have anxiety and depression.
According to the data, Hispanic and black adults were more likely to be depressed than Asian or white communities surveyed.
For example, communities like the ones in Chicago, such as the U.S. Health experts report that black communities in the US have statistically been hit hardest by the coronavirus.
Black Americans account for more than 50 percent of Chicago’s coronavirus cases, and the city reported 75 percent of COVID-19-related deaths in early April.
US. According to the Census Bureau, it aims to collect data to measure “the social and economic effects of COVID-19 on American households.”
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Census Bureau, the study will help monitor American mental health, “align national health objectives, evaluate health policies and programs, and monitor changes in health behaviors and health care utilization.”