Serious mental illness in past year, by age and sex, 2003 (vertical bar chart): Total: female, 11.5%; male, 6.7%. 18-25 years: female, 17.3%; male, 10.6%. 26-49 years: female, 13.8%; male, 7.0%. 50 years and older: female, 6.8%; male, 4.7%.

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Results for the 2003 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: detailed tables. Office of Applied Studies, Rockville, MD, September 2004.