A Year of COVID-19: New Wave of Health Concerns among Americans

April 9, 2021
Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

The prolonged stress on Americans created by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to negatively affect their mental and physical health, according to the American Psychological Association’s (APA) latest Stress in America™ poll. The annual survey was conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of the APA between February 19-24, 2021, among 3013 adults aged ≥18 years.

In the slides below, find key survey results including the negative mental health impact among essential workers, increased alcohol intake among US adults, how younger adults have fared in the past year, and more.