Survey: The better educated and economically superior are more receptive towards information on healthy eating

A study by the SMU Centre for Research on Successful Ageing (ROSA) found in a survey that middle-aged and elderly people with better education and economic conditions, self-confessed to be mildly overweight, and suffering from a variety of chronic diseases are relatively more willing to receive health information about weight control and healthy eating. Vicky Qin, SMU Research Fellow, who leads this study, explained that the focus of the research was to explore how middle-aged and older adults assess their weight, factors in their willingness to receive health information, and whether providing them with basic health information can help them take better care of their health.

Lianhe Zaobao