Blog posts with the tag "By the Numbers"

By the Numbers: 23 September 2019

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8.3%

The percentage of Service members with a behavioral health disorder in 2018, according to the 2018 Health of the Force report, released as part of the August 2019 issue of the Military Health System's Medical Surveillance Monthly Report.  The report indicates that the "(p)revalence of behavioral health disorders remained stable between 2014 and 2018" and that "the most common behavioral health disorder among both male and female Service members" was adjustment disorder.

By the Numbers: 9 September 2019

8.3%

The percentage of active duty military personnel diagnosed with a mental health disorder in 2018, according to a Military.com story reporting on the 2018 Health of the Force study, released last month as part of the August issue of the Military Health System's Medical Surveillance Monthly Report. 
 
The article points out that this is far lower than "the overall diagnosis rate" in the U.S., which is 20%, or one in five U.S. adults.

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