Stress Statistics

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Top Causes of Stress in the U.S.Factors
1
Job PressureCo-Worker Tension, Bosses, Work Overload
2
MoneyLoss of Job, Reduced Retirement, Medical Expenses
3
HealthHealth Crisis, Terminal or Chronic Illness
4
RelationshipsDivorce, Death of Spouse, Arguments with Friends, Loneliness
5
Poor NutritionInadequate Nutrition, Caffeine, Processed Foods, Refined Sugars
6
Media OverloadTelevision, Radio, Internet, E-Mail, Social Networking
7
Sleep DeprivationInability to release adrenaline and other stress hormones
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U.S. Stress StatisticsData
Percent of people who regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress77 %
Regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress73 %
Feel they are living with extreme stress33 %
Feel their stress has increased over the past five years48 %
Cited money and work as the leading cause of their stress76 %
Reported lying awake at night due to stress48 %
Stress Impact Statistics 
Percent who say stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional life48 %
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 them54 %
Reported being alienated from a friend or family member because of stress26 %
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 work30 %
People who cited physical symptoms experienced the following 
Fatigue51 %
Headache44 %
Upset stomach34 %
Muscle tension30 %
Change in appetite23 %
Teeth grinding17 %
Change in sex drive15 %
Feeling dizzy13 %
People who cited psychological symptoms experienced the following 
Irritability or anger50 %
Feeling nervous45 %
Lack of energy45 %
Feeling as though you could cry35 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Statistic Brain Research Institute, American Institute of Stress, NY
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: May 18, 2017

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