According to the Centers for Disease Control
During 2015–2018 (most recent survey), 13.2% of Americans aged 18 and over reported taking antidepressant medication in the past 30 days. Antidepressant use was higher among women than men in every age group. Use increased with age, in both men and women. Almost one-quarter
of women aged 60 and over (24.3%) took antidepressants.