GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Religion And Depression Statistics [Fresh Research]

Statistic 1

"15.6% of strongly religious people have been diagnosed with depression, which is 24% and 17% lower than moderately religious and nonreligious people, respectively."

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"15% of adults will go through depression at some point in their lives, with 11.3% of persons who identify as belonging to two or more races having had a major depressive episode in the previous 12 months, and 8.7% of women compared to 5.3% of men."

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"Two-thirds of 93 observational studies revealed that religious people had lower prevalence of depressive disorder and fewer depressive symptoms."

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"15.6% of strongly religious people have been diagnosed with depression, which is 24% and 17% lower than moderately religious and nonreligious people, respectively."

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"Religious conflict was associated with higher depression in 59% of trials, and was more protective for people with psychiatric symptoms than physical sickness."

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Statistic 6

"Religion helps believers cope with depression, with women more likely to experience it than men, accounting for 4.4% of all cases of depression worldwide."

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Statistic 7

"280 million people worldwide suffer from depression, with 5.7% of adults over 60 affected, and only 25% of those in low-income countries receiving treatment."

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"15% of adults will go through depression at some point in their lives, with 11.3% of persons who identify as belonging to two or more races having had a major depressive episode in the previous 12 months, and 8.7% of women compared to 5.3% of men."

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"3.2% of kids between the ages of 3 and 17 were identified as depressed, with 9.7% more common in 2020 and 60% not receiving treatment."

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"Depression affects one in seven 10 to 19-year-olds, accounting for 13% of the disease burden in this age range globally, with suicide being the fourth most common cause of death."

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Statistic 11

"Protestant families have a high rate of religious affiliation among their teens and adolescents, with nearly half of teens sharing their parents’ beliefs and 88% regularly attending church services."

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Statistic 12

"Religion is important to teens, with 35% going because they want to and 38% mostly because their parents want them to."

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