Above from left: Kate O’Flaherty, Head of Health and Wellbeing at the Deprtment of Health Ipsos MRBI’s Kieron O’ Leary,  and Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health

Get up.

Exercise.

This afternoon.

Department of Health HQ, Dublin

The launch of the Healthy Ireland Survey 2019 by Ipsos MRBI’ which questioned nearly 7,500 people – aged 15 and older, and shows…

…that while overweight and obesity in men has dropped slightly since 2017 (from 70% to 66%), overall figures show that 60% of those surveyed were found to be overweight or obese, with just 37% of adults having a normal weight…

*swallows entire doughnut*

165,000 decrease in people smoking over last five years – survey (RTÉ)

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5 thoughts on “How Unhealthy?

  1. Slightly Bemused

    I dunno! Between yesterday and today I am feeling a hell of a lot more normal.
    Yesterday: drink too much? Yep!
    Today: overweight? Yep!
    Results: you meet the criteria of most Irish men, so you hit the norm.

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