One-Third of School-Aged Children Report Worrying Weekly
[Source: Medical X-Press]
More than one in three children ages 9 to 13 years worry at least once a week, according to the results of a survey released by Nemours Children’s Health System.
The What’s Worrying America’s Kids national survey, for which Nemours KidsHealth commissioned The Harris Poll, was conducted Jan. 12 to 24, 2023, and included responses from 504 youth.
According to the results of the poll, children who worry about their looks (65 percent), being bullied (55 percent), and their friends or friendships (47 percent) say that they do so once a week or more. Many reported worries extend beyond school (64
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