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Death Statistics for Types of Behavioral disorders

Deaths and Behavioral disorders:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of Behavioral disorders.

Death Statistics for Types of Behavioral disorders

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder N/A N/A 3.3 million children have ADD in USA (NHIS-97); estimated 2 million American children; 3 to 5 percent of all children (NIMH).
Autism N/A N/A 1 in 500 to 1 in 2,500 (NIMH); 1-in-1000 to 2-in-1000, depending on diagnostic criteria
Asperg Syndrome N/A N/A No information
Rett's syndrome N/A N/A estimated 1 per 10,000 - 22,000 females suffer from Rett syndrome, Genetics Home Reference website
Drug abuse approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA more than 4 million women need treatment for drug abuse (NWHIC) more than 4 million women need treatment for drug abuse (NWHIC)
Alcohol use N/A N/A No information
Alcohol abuse approx 1 in 18 or 5.55% or 15.1 million people in USA estimated 15.1 million people: 15.1 million alcohol-abusing or alcohol-dependent individuals and 4.6 million are women (NWHIC); nearly 14 million Americans (NIAAA) estimated 15.1 million people: 15.1 million alcohol-abusing or alcohol-dependent individuals and 4.6 million are women (NWHIC); nearly 14 million Americans (NIAAA)
Alcoholism approx 1 in 18 or 5.55% or 15.1 million people in USA estimated 15.1 million people: 15.1 million alcohol-abusing or alcohol-dependent individuals and 4.6 million are women (NWHIC); nearly 14 million Americans (NIAAA) estimated 15.1 million people: 15.1 million alcohol-abusing or alcohol-dependent individuals and 4.6 million are women (NWHIC); nearly 14 million Americans (NIAAA)
Addictions N/A N/A No information
Gambling addiction N/A N/A No information
Agoraphobia N/A N/A approximately 3.2 million American adults ages 18 to 54 (NIMH); estimated 4.9% adults (USSG)
Alzheimer's Disease approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA more than 4 million Americans (CDC); estimated 4 million people in the U.S (NHWIC) more than 4 million Americans (CDC); estimated 4 million people in the U.S (NHWIC)
Anorexia Nervosa N/A N/A estimated 0.1% adults (USSG); estimated 0.5 to 3.7 percent females (NIMH); 1% of adolescent girls (NWHIC)
Asperger syndrome N/A N/A No information
Binge eating disorder N/A N/A 0.7% to 4% of the general population (NWHIC); 2-5% of adults (NIMH); 2% of adults (NIDDK); 2% adults or 1-2 million adults (NWHIC)
Bipolar disorder N/A N/A 1.2 percent of the population; 2.3 million adult Americans (NIMH)
Bulimia nervosa N/A N/A estimated 1.1 to 4.2 percent of females (NIMH); 2-3% of young women (NWHIC)
Depression N/A N/A estimated 5.3% adults (USSG); 17 million people; approximately 4% of adolescents get seriously depressed (NIMH); annually 12% of women ; 7% of men; lifetime risk of an episode for women 20%. 3-4 million men USA.
Depressive disorders N/A N/A 9.5 percent of adult Americans (NIMH)
Dysthymia N/A N/A about 10.9 million American adults (NIMH); estimated 1.6% adults (USSG)
Eating disorders N/A N/A 5 million women (NWHIC); 1-4% of young women
Generalized anxiety disorder N/A N/A 4 million adult Americans (NIMH); 2.8% adults (NIMH); estimated 3.4% adults (USSG)
Mood disorders N/A N/A estimated 7.1% adults (USSG)
Obsessive-compulsive disorder N/A N/A 3.3 million adult Americans (NIMH); 2.3% adults (NIMH); 1 in 50 people (NWHIC); 2.4% adults (USSG)
Panic disorder N/A N/A approximately 2.4 million Americans (NIMH)
Post-traumatic stress disorder N/A N/A 5.2 million adult Americans (NIMH); 3.6% adults (NIMH); about 30% of war veterans.
Social phobia N/A N/A 5.3 million adult Americans (NIMH); 3.7% adults (NIMH); 2.0% adults (USSG)
Specific phobias N/A N/A estimated 6.3 million adult Americans (NIMH); estimated 8.3% adults (USSG)
Tourette Syndrome N/A N/A estimated 1-10 per 1,000 children have Tourette syndrome, Genetics Home Reference website

Types of Behavioral disorders

For more information about types of Behavioral disorders, refer to our section on types of Behavioral disorders. See also more information on death information for Behavioral disorders.

 

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