This number represented % of all U.S. adults. The prevalence of major depressive episode was higher among adult females (%) compared to males (%). The prevalence of adults with a major depressive episode was highest among individuals aged (%). Jun 29, · The employment-population ratio — the number of employed people as a percentage of the U.S. adult population — plunged to % in May, meaning % of .
U.S.-born adults make up two-thirds of adults with low levels of English literacy skills in the United States. 5 However, the non-U.S. born are over-represented among such low-skilled adults. Non-U.S.-born adults comprise 34 percent of the population with low literacy skills, compared to 15 percent of the total population (figure 2). FIGURE 3.