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Millions of people are affected by OCD. Current estimates are that approximately 1 in 40 adults in the U.S. (about 2.3% of the population) and 1 in 100 children have this condition.
- 2.2 million, 1.0%
Equally common among men and women.
The median age of beginning is 19, with 25 percent of cases occurring by age 14. One-third of affected adults first experienced symptoms in childhood.
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