GALLUP: Americans Among Most Stressed in World… Worry, Anger Rising

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Americans among the most stressed in the world
  • Nearly half (45%) felt worried a lot
  • More than one in five (22%) felt angry a lot

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Even as their economy roared, more Americans were stressed, angry and worried last year than they have been at most points during the past decade. Asked about their feelings the previous day, the majority of Americans (55%) in 2018 said they had experienced stress during a lot of the day, nearly half (45%) said they felt worried a lot and more than one in five (22%) said they felt anger a lot.

Alt text: Line graph. More Americans were stressed, angry and worried in 2018 than at most points in past years.

news.gallup.com/poll/249098/americans-stress-worry-anger-intensified-2018.aspx

 

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