No indicator of mental health problem
Past 30-day serious psychological distress
Told by a mental health professional they had a mental disorder
|With combat experience||36.0%||16.4%||59.5%|
|Without combat experience||51.2%||13.2%||44.1%|
|With combat experience||27.1%||31.1%||67.2%|
|Without combat experience||40.9%||27.2%||49.3%|
— Nonveterans were standardized to veterans for age, race, and Hispanic origin for male prison and jail inmates.
— Mental disorders: The National Inmate Survey report suggests that the higher numbers among veterans could be attributed in part to greater access to military mental health services.