GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Soldiers Ptsd Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"20% of veterans who served in either Iraq or Afghanistan suffer from either major depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)."

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"In a year, about 2 in 10 veterans with PTSD also had Substance Use Disorder (SUD)."

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"PTSD affects approximately 11-20% of Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans."

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"PTSD affects about 30% of Vietnam War veterans."

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"More than 50% of veterans with PTSD do not seek treatment."

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"Among Iraq and Afghanistan veterans treated by the Veterans Administration, 13.5% have been diagnosed with PTSD."

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"Around 60% of men and 50% of women experience at least one trauma in their lives; however, far fewer develop PTSD: About 4% of men and 10% of women."

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"About 8% of the population will have PTSD symptoms at some point in their lives."

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"PTSD increases a veteran’s risk of suicide 2-4 times."

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"36.9% of female military personnel experience military sexual trauma, which can lead to PTSD."

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"Returning soldiers who experienced sexual harassment or assault were twice as likely to develop PTSD."

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"About 20 out of every 100 veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars suffer from PTSD or depression."

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"Veterans aged 18–24 years had the highest rate of PTSD."

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"Veterans with PTSD are more than twice as likely than veterans without PTSD to die from suicide."

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"About one in every three veterans visiting a VA clinic is diagnosed with a mental illness, substance abuse problem, or often both, with PTSD being the most common mental health diagnosis."

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"A study found that nearly half (46%) of active duty service members meet the criteria for a mental health disorder."

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"In any given year, a small proportion of the population, about 3.5 percent, has PTSD."

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