Swiss Health Survey 2017 - 34% of people with no post-compulsory education do not feel healthy

Neuch√Ętel, 27.10.2020 - 91% of people with a tertiary diploma say that their state of health is good or very good. Among persons with no post-compulsory education, however, this is the case for only 66%. People of lower social status are more greatly affected by the risk factors for cardio-vascular diseases, osteoarthritis and back pain than those of a higher social status. These differences are reproduced partly in the population with a migration background, in particular to the disadvantage of the first generation from South West, Eastern and South East Europe.

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