Women in their 60s suffer from anxiety more than any other sex or age group

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Article in The Independent by Kashmira Gander

Women in their late 60s are the group most likely to be admitted to hospital for anxiety problems, new figures have revealed.

More than six out of 10 hospital admissions for anxiety were among women, but 28 per cent of the total admissions across both sexes were for women aged 60 and over.

A report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) also shows that women aged between 65 and 69 were the most affected, whereas men aged 45 to 49 were most likely to need hospital treatment for their anxiety.

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