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Taking steps to reduce stress

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For sample persons age 18 and older in 1998, and, in 1995, sample persons who knew what stress was, STRESCUT reports whether, during the past 12 months, the person has taken any steps to control or reduce stress in his/her life.

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  • 1995: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from AIDS supplement) who knew what stress was.
  • 1998: Sample adults age 18+.


  • 1995, 1998