Depression – crunching numbers gives us some amazing facts!

According to some sources 1 in 10 of us will suffer from depression. Though may consider it is 1 in 4 who could be diagnosed with depression in a clinical sense.

So the below exercise in number crunching has produced some very interesting results.

And like a lot of correlations which could be worth investigating further.  For example did you know American states with high levels depression also have:-

a) Lower levels of education

b) Higher levels of obesity, heart disease strokes and sleep disorders

c) Lower access to medical insurance

Interesting no?

If you have any thoughts as to why this should be then please feel to share in the comments section below!

Depression statistics infographic