Almost 185,000 adults who privately rent in the West Country have been made physically or mentally ill as a result of housing problems or worries.
The latest research by YouGov and housing charity Shelter reveals more than one in five private renters in the South West have felt physically ill or sick because of housing problems in the past year.
Problems include struggling to afford rental payments, living in poor conditions and the threat of eviction.
More than 350,000 renters in the West Country say they have suffered from stress and anxiety as a direct result of housing concerns, with 243,000 saying they have kept them awake at night.
For support and advice if you are experiencing housing concerns, head to Shelter's website.