GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Ptsd In Veterans Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"11-20% of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars (Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom) have PTSD in a given year"

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"15% of Vietnam War veterans were currently diagnosed with PTSD at the time of the most recent study in the late 1980s"

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"About 30% of Vietnam War veterans have had PTSD in their lifetime."

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"About 12% of Gulf War (Desert Storm) Veterans have PTSD in a given year"

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"16% of soldiers returning from Afghanistan or Iraq have reported symptoms of PTSD"

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"About 20 out of 100 women (or 20%) who served in Iraq have PTSD"

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"50% of those with PTSD do not seek treatment"

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"Less than 50% of those who seek treatment get "minimally adequate" treatment"

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"PTSD makes a person 3 times more likely to develop a substance use disorder"

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"10% of Desert Storm (Gulf War) veterans, 6% of Iraq veterans and 11% of Afghanistan veterans have experienced PTSD."

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"Suicide rates among veterans with PTSD are much higher than in the general population"

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"Nearly 71% of female military personnel develop PTSD due to sexual assault within the ranks"

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"There is increased comorbidity of PTSD with depressive and anxiety disorders among veterans"

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"On average, veterans with PTSD experience more unhealthy days in a month than those without PTSD"

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"About 77% of Vietnam War veterans who had been diagnosed with PTSD reported recent symptoms when interviewed 20-25 years after Vietnam."

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"Veterans with PTSD have higher divorce rates than the general population"

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"Veterans with PTSD are more likely to be unemployed"

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