07/13/2011 09:24 am ET Updated Sep 12, 2011

Study: For Women, India Is The Most Stressful Country On Earth

As women around the world enjoy broader opportunities and expanding roles, they're also experiencing one other increase in their lives -- stress.

In one of their latest reports, Women of Tomorrow, Nielsen released stats that revealed where the most stressed-out women in the world reside, and how they behave in consequence.

Nielsen's study, which was conducted from February to April of 2011, polled almost 6,500 women throughout 21 developed and emerging countries including those in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and North America. The study was done in an effort to better understand women's consumer habits, but yielded some fascinating conclusions about what causes stress in women around the world.

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