Statistics on OCD

Statistics on OCD

About 2.3 percent of the U.S. population ages 18 to 54 (approximately 3.3 million Americans) has OCD in a given year. It affects men and women equally.
 
OCD typically begins during adolescence or early childhood; at least one-third of the cases of adult OCD began in childhood.
 
OCD cost the United States $8.4 billion in 1990 in social and economic losses, nearly 6 percent of the total mental health bill of $148 billion for that year.
 
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