Percentage of Persons with Depression

Notes: Depression is defined as having moderate to severe depressive symptoms.
1 Males have significantly lower rates than females overall and in every age group.
2 Significantly different from 40–59.
3 Significantly different from 18–39.
4 Significantly different from 60 and over.

Data Source: CDC/NCHS, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2009–2012.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Depression in the U.S. Household Population, 2009–2012