Tennesseans' mental health impacted by COVID-19
Respondents report increased anxiety but most remain hopeful for future
JOHNSON CITY (June 11, 2020) – Tennesseans are showing increased levels of anxiety
and depressive disorder post COVID-19. While a national survey conducted in 2019
found that 8.2% of adults have symptoms of anxiety and 6.6% had symptoms of depressive
disorder in the previous seven days (CDC, 2020), these numbers were considerably higher in the most recent Tennessee Poll conducted
from April 22-May 1 by the Applied Social Research Lab (ASRL) at East Tennessee State
This is part of a series of releases on the 2020 Tennessee Poll. Visit www.etsu.edu/asrl/tnpoll for additional analysis, methodological reporting, and margin of error calculations for sample and subgroup analysis.