Stress Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: American Psychological Association, American Institute of Stress, NY
Research Date: 7.8.2014
Top Causes of Stress in the U.S.
  Cause Factors
1
Job Pressure Co-Worker Tension, Bosses, Work Overload
2
Money Loss of Job, Reduced Retirement, Medical Expenses
3
Health Health Crisis, Terminal or Chronic Illness
4
Relationships Divorce, Death of Spouse, Arguments with Friends, Loneliness
5
Poor Nutrition Inadequate Nutrition, Caffeine, Processed Foods, Refined Sugars
6
Media Overload Television, Radio, Internet, E-Mail, Social Networking
7
Sleep Deprivation Inability to release adrenaline and other stress hormones
U.S Stress Statistics Data
Percent of people who regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress 77 %
Regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress 73 %
Feel they are living with extreme stress 33 %
Feel their stress has increased over the past five years 48 %
Cited money and work as the leading cause of their stress 76 %
Reported lying awake at night due to stress 48 %
Stress Impact Statistics  
Percent who say stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional life 48 %
Employed adults who say they have difficulty managing work and family responsibilities. 31 %
Percent who cited jobs interfering with their family or personal time as a significant source of stress. 35 %
Perccent who said stress has caused them to fight with people close to them 54 %
Reported being alienated from a friend or family member because of stress 26 %
Annual costs to employers in stress related health care and missed work. $300 Billion
Percent who say they are "always" or "often" under stress at work 30 %
People who cited physical symptoms experienced the following  
Fatigue 51 %
Headache 44 %
Upset stomach 34 %
Muscle tension 30 %
Change in appetite 23 %
Teeth grinding 17 %
Change in sex drive 15 %
Feeling dizzy 13 %
People who cited psychological symptoms experienced the following  
Irritability or anger 50 %
Feeling nervous 45 %
Lack of energy 45 %
Feeling as though you could cry 35 %
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