Survey data from a March Pew poll indicates that white liberals disproportionately suffer from mental illness.
Nearly half of self-identifying white liberals between the ages of 18 and 29 reported telling a doctor or a healthcare provider that they have a mental health condition.
Only 20.9% of white conservatives in the same category reported as such.
Answers on disclosing mental health conditions varied considerably by race, even in the “very liberal” category of poll respondents. 19% of “very liberal” Americans who didn’t identify as white reported disclosing a mental health condition to a healthcare provider, and a whopping 38% of “very liberal” White Americans reported doing so.
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