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What portion of non-institutionalized, non-homeless adults in the U.S. have a "serious mental illness" that "substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities"?

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Per the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 11.2 million or 4.5% of non-institutionalized, non-homeless U.S. adults have a "serious mental illness" that "substantially interferes with or limits one or more major life activities." This data is based on a scientific, nationally representative face-to-face survey of 50,999 adults. The margin of sampling error for these results is plus or minus 0.2 percentage points with 95% confidence. To obtain free or affordable mental health care for you or someone else, visit the link below for Mental Health America.

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