According to the CDC, most patients with lengthy COVID struggle to do daily chores.
According to the CDC, four out of every five persons have symptoms that have persisted for at least three months.
Another 25% claim that their limits are very important.
The National Center for Health Statistics of the CDC released the data on Wednesday.
According to the CDC data, 15% of individuals who contract COVID-19 continue to experience symptoms for weeks or months after they start to feel better. The cause of certain people’s extended COVID is unknown to experts. Breathlessness, coughing, chest pain, mental fog, difficulty sleeping, and joint pain are typical symptoms.
Among long-term COVID patients, 86.3% of people ages 18 to 29 had the most difficulty doing daily tasks, whereas 76.1% of adults ages 40 to 49 reported the least difficulty.
Adults under the age of 60 and women were more likely than men to report having a long COVID.
In terms of race, Blacks were the most likely to have difficulties with daily activities, at 84.1%. Asians had the lowest percentage, at 76.7%.
Women are 22% more likely than males to acquire lengthy COVID, according to an assessment from Johnson & Johnson’s Office of the Chief Medical Officer for Women’s Health that was published in June 2022, according to ABC News.
More than 18 million adult Americans, according to U.S. News & World Report, have lengthy COVID symptoms, and 15 million of them struggle to perform basic tasks.
According to U.S. News, “the number of Americans suffering extended COVID is predicted to climb” as the country prepares for a possible fall and winter COVID-19 wave. Although there are different estimates of the prevalence and consequences of extended COVID, the high numbers indicate that the condition will continue to provide problems for public health policy and the economy.