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Did you know…? In 2016, alcohol dependence (n= 1,656) was the second most frequent diagnosis among males discharged from the hospital. The most frequent diagnosis was adjustment disorder (n=3,768). The third most frequent diagnosis was major depressive disorder [single episode, unspecified] (n= 1,308), followed by acute appendicitis (n=1,091) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) (n=832). Two charts display on infographic: First chart is the ‘Most frequent diagnoses during hospitalizations, males, active component, U.S. Armed Forces 2016. Information below: Mental disorders (ICD-10: F01-F99) – 12,571 •	Adjustment disorders: 3,768 / 30.0 % of all hospitalizations of males •	Alcohol dependence: 1,656 / 12.2 % of all hospitalizations of males •	Major depressive disorder, single episode, unspecified: 1,308 / 10.4% •	Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): 832/ 6.6% •	Major depressive disorder, recurrent severe without psychotic features: 638/ 5.1% Second chart is the ‘Most frequent diagnoses during ambulatory visits for diagnoses of mental disorders, males, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016 Mental disorders (ICD-10: F01-F99) 1,452,655 •	Adjustment disorder: 282,610 / 19.5% of all ambulatory visits for males •	Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): 238,061/16.4% of all ambulatory visits for males •	Alcohol dependence: 219,260/ 15.1% of all ambulatory visits for males •	Anxiety disorder, unspecified: 98,861/ 6.8%  of all ambulatory visits for males •	Alcohol abuse: 69,581 / 4.8% all ambulatory visits for males Learn more about healthcare burdens attributable to various diseases and injuries by reading April 2017 – Volume 24/4 of the Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR) at Health.mil/MSMRArchives. #MensHealth Graphic shows soldier’s commitment to sobriety.

This infographic documents alcohol dependence hospitalizations and ambulatory visits among males, active component, U.S. Armed Forces in 2016.

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