TITLE

SGMA SURVEY: Americans Delusional Regarding Their Health

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Thomas J.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
SGB;Jul2008, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a survey report by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association (SGMA) that focuses on the misconception among the Americans regarding their health. Despite widespread concerns over obesity, diabetes and other health issues, most Americans believe they are in better-than-average health for their age. Only 16 percent men and 19 percent women consider themselves below average or in poor shape. It is an uphill battle in convincing them to exercise and get active.
ACCESSION #
33391637

 

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