In-Depth: 60% of Utahns report anxiety symptoms, 50% report depression

Utah shows similar rates of anxiety, depression compared to national trends

1/29/2022 9:30:00 AM

Utah shows similar rates of anxiety, depression compared to national trends

Here's how Utah compares to the rest of the United States when it comes to depression and anxiety.

This question asked people if, over the past few weeks, they have felt little interest or pleasure in doing things.Let's break down that 50 percent reporting some depression. Most people report milder depression in the sense that it's not so frequent but still a regular feeling. But 20 percent of the U.S. and 21 percent of Utahns say they experience more than half the days or nearly every day.

Anxiety is even more commonly felt. Fifty-eight percent of Americans and 60 percent of Utahns report at least some recent anxiety, expressed at having felt nervous, anxious or on edge in the past two weeks.

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