Why are Americans so lonely? Massive study finds nearly half of US feels alone, young adults most of all

Do you experience bouts of loneliness? You’re not alone. In fact, a new nationwide survey from health insurer Cigna found that nearly half the country is in the same boat.

The online survey of 20,000 adults consisted of self-reported responses to a series of 20 statements or questions. Analysts used the well-known UCLA Loneliness Scale to calculate respondents’ loneliness scores, which range from 20 to 80.

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Fiza Piranihealth