Issue Brief
  1. KFF analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) (2008 and 2018). Accessed at: https://webappa.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/mortrate.html

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  2. Percent of women with children under the age of 18 reporting negative mental health impacts due to worry and stress from the coronavirus outbreak: 57% (KFF Health Tracking Poll conducted March 25-30, 2020), 53% (KFF Health Tracking Poll conducted May 13-18, 2020), and 59% (KFF Health Tracking Poll conducted July 14-19, 2020).

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  3. Percent of men with children under the age of 18 reporting negative mental health impacts due to worry and stress from the coronavirus outbreak: 32% (KFF Health Tracking Poll conducted March 25-30, 2020), 28% (KFF Health Tracking Poll conducted May 13-18, 2020), and 49% (KFF Health Tracking Poll conducted July 14-19, 2020).

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  4. KFF analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) (2018). Accessed at: https://webappa.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/leadcause.html

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  5. KFF analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) (2008 and 2018). Accessed at: https://webappa.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/mortrate.html

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  6. Illicit drugs are defined as cocaine, inhalants, heroin, methamphetamines, hallucinogens, or ecstasy. Data is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey, Data Summary and Trends Report, 2007-2017.

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  7. KFF Health Tracking Poll (Conducted May 13-18, 2020).

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  8. KFF analysis of the 2018 American Community Survey. Population living alone is among noninstitutionalized older adults ages 65 and older.

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  9. KFF analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) (2018). Accessed at: https://webappa.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/mortrate.html

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  10. KFF analysis of U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, 2020.

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  11. KFF analysis of the 2018 National Health Interview Survey. “Serious psychological distress” is based on the Kessler 6 distress scale.

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