In its fourth year, the annual survey found:
- 20% are a current smoker, with 17% of them being daily smokers. This has fallen from 23% in 2015.
- 37% of drinkers say they drink six or more standard drinks (binge drinking) on a typical drinking occasion.
- Over a third (37%) report they consumer at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day.
- A gender gap in self-reported good health exists among those aged 55 to 64. 81% of women in this age group perceive their health to be good or very good, compared to 73% of men.
- 47% have visited a dentist during the past 12 months, with 65% of those visiting doing so for a check-up.
- 74% have visited a GP in the past 12 months, with an average of 3.8 visits per person among all aged 15 and older.
YouthView: Understanding risk behaviours for meningococcal meningitis among young people
While meningococcal meningitis is relatively uncommon, it is unpredictable, may progress very rapidly and can lead to death in as little as 24 hours from the first symptoms.(1,2)
Although only a few of those exposed to the bacteria will actually develop disease, adolescents and young adults are more likely than any other age group to carry the bacteria without showing symptoms, with carriage rates peaking in 19 year olds with almost 1 in 4 (24%) carrying.(3)
[EVENT] 2019 Corporate Reputation Salon in San Francisco
September 26 - Each year, the Ipsos Global Corporate Reputation practice conducts interviews with over 150 leading communications and reputation executives globally to understand the trends, issues and concerns facing today’s reputation practitioners.
[WEBINAR] The Future of Beauty: thriving across the consumer decision journey
The Beauty industry is now more fragmented and disrupted than ever in history. Beauty companies are challenged to stay ahead and lead the trends, as well to best predict whether or not they’ve developed the next biggest innovation.