Anxiety and its associated factors among adults in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic

35% of CHASING COVID Cohort participants reported experiencing moderate or severe symptoms of anxiety. Individuals who had lost income due to COVID-19, reported recent COVID-like symptoms, and had previously been diagnosed with depression were more likely to report symptoms of anxiety. For more information, click here. The common experience of anxiety symptoms among participants highlights the need for the development of screening and treatment strategies during a pandemic environment for individuals at increased risk of experiencing anxiety. Please visit our website for a list of mental health resources: