By the Numbers: 19 December 2022

By the Numbers: 19 December 2022


The percentage of active duty military personnel who had a behavioral health disorder in 2021, according to the recently released report - DOD Health of the Force 2021. Adjustment disorder was the most common BH disorder among both male and female AC Service members. The prevalence of BH disorders increased 10% between 2020 and 2021.


The current report focuses on ten subject areas, based on data from calendar year 2021:

  • Acute and cumulative traumatic injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Noise-induced hearing injury
  • Heat illness and heat index
  • Behavioral health
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Sleep disorders
  • Obesity
  • Acute respiratory illnesses and air quality COVID-19