1. While data from the 2018 General Social Survey and from the 2018 KFF/The Economist Loneliness and Social Isolation in the United States showed an age gap between adults under 30 and adults 65 and older in their rating of their mental health status, the COVID-19 pandemic may have further exacerbated this gap  as the KFF/CNN Mental Health in America survey shows a larger divide between young adults and older adults and their self-rated mental health.

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