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CBS 2: Women’s Mental Health Almost 3 Times As Likely To Be Affected By The Pandemic, Study Says

A close-up of a Honduran woman with her body facing towards the right and her face looking straight at the camera. She is wearing a light brown tank top and her dark brown eyes are visible over her light blue medical face mask.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Mental health during the pandemic has been a struggle for some people, but especially women.

In a study by CARE, a nonprofit advocacy group, women are almost three times as likely to have been affected by mental health issues over the last six months: 27% of women, versus 10% of men, report anxiety, loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping and trouble completing everyday tasks.

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