Health determinants

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Health determinants

 

Men

Women

Difference in life expectancy between education levels at age 65, in years1 (2010-2019)

2.9

1.2

Deprivation of really needed medical care for financial reasons, as a % 2 (2022)

3.4

3.0

At work, as a %3 (2022)

 

     At least 3 physical risks

47.3 43.0

     Feeling stressed (most of the time, always)

21.1 24.9

     Worried about losing their job

10.8 10.0

Health behaviour, as a %4 (2022)

 

      Physically active

78.7

73.4

      Pays attention to diet

65.6

75.8

       Overweight or obese

52.3

33.8

       Smoker

27.1

20.8

       Consumes alcohol daily

12.4

4.9

1 Between the highest educational level (tertiary) and lowest (compulsory education)
2 Population aged 16 or over living in a private household
3 Employed population aged 15 to 64
4 Population aged 15 or over living in a private household
Source: ESS, SILC

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