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26.10.2016

Physical concerns around aging

Which physical conditions do people worry most about having, either now or as they age?

Internationally, the top five are:

  • eyesight getting poorer
  • not being as mentally alert
  • lacking energy
  • having trouble taking care of themselves physically
  • losing mobility / being unable to walk or drive

But there are key differences by country: for example, Russia is the only country surveyed where “losing your teeth” is a top five most popular concern, while in Japan and Korea “getting wrinkles or sagging skin” is in their top five.

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