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Fact of the Week: 4 November 2013

One in Ten Adults Aged 55-64 Report Mental Distress

"Among adults aged 55-64, 11.0% report frequent mental distress. Younger age groups report similar levels, ranging from 10.7% -11.7% between ages 18-54. Among adults aged 65-74 and 75+, under 7% report frequent mental distress," according to a 2013 analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
       
State of aging and health in America 2013. Atlanta, GA: Canters for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved from www.cdc.gov.
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