Consumption of coffee or tea and symptoms of anxiety

Am J Public Health. 1984 Jan;74(1):66-8. doi: 10.2105/ajph.74.1.66.


The relationship of consumption of coffee or tea to self-reported symptoms of anxiety is examined with data from the detailed examination component of the National Center for Health Statistics Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Among this nationwide sample of 3,854 respondents, there was no significant association between consumption of coffee or tea and symptoms of anxiety.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Anxiety / chemically induced*
  • Coffee / adverse effects*
  • Female
  • Health Surveys
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nutrition Surveys
  • Tea / adverse effects*
  • United States


  • Coffee
  • Tea