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Activity Limitations* and Health Risk Behaviors Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Experience of Depression and Generalized Anxiety,** 2008

Frequent Depression and Anxiety* Within the Past Year Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Poverty Status,** 2007
Depression/Anxiety Status Percent of Women
Any Activity Limitations Current Smoker Heavy Alcohol Use†

*Activity limitations are defined as conditions that cause difficulty performing certain physical, leisure, and social activities such as walking or lifting, relaxing, and attending social events.

**Reported that they ever had these conditions.

†Consumed more than 7 drinks per week in the past year.

Source II.1: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey

Depression, Ever 53.8 27.3 6.8
Depression, Never 28.8 13.8 4.1
Generalized Anxiety, Ever 55.1 27.4 8.0
Generalized Anxiety, Never 31.9 15.5 4.1

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