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Slightly over 50% of the population aged 15 and over consumed vegetables or salads every day; About one-third drank alcohol on a daily basis; 54% suffered physical pain
National Health Survey
Slightly over 50% of the population aged 15 and over consumed vegetables or salads every day; About one-third drank alcohol on a daily basis; 54% suffered physical pain
23 June 2016

Summary

More than 5.3 million residents aged 15 years and over mentioned having at least one chronic disease in 2014, most frequently low back disorder (32.9%), high blood pressure (25.3%) and neck disorder and other chronic neck defect (24.1%).
819 thousand people aged 15 and over years (9.2%) was hospitalized as an inpatient in the 12 months prior to the interview.
In the same period, about 6.7 million people visited a family doctor and 4.3 million reported having had appointments with medical specialists. In turn, 4.3 million people visited a dentist.
In 2014 more than half (4.5 million) of the population aged 18 and over was overweight (36.4%) or obese (16.4%).
The majority of the population aged 15 and over (5.8 million) did not carry out a physical activity regularly, while 15.4% reported practising sports, fitness or recreational (leisure) physical activities one to two days a week.
2.5 million people aged 15 and over walked every day, while only 75 thousand bicycled in their daily transportations.
70.8% of the population aged 15 years and over reported eating fruit every day, and 55.1% vegetables or salads.
Around 1.5 million people smoked daily, with an average of 14 cigarettes per day. Regular smokers recorded a ratio of 1.9 men for each woman.
More than 1/3 of people aged 15 years and over having drunk alcoholic beverages at least once within 12 months prior to the interview (2.1 million) did it on a daily basis: 45.0% men and 20.7% women.

 

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