Infectious diseases sufferers and lifestyle habits by country 2019

This statistic displays the percentage of adult patients suffering from infectious diseases based on lifestyle habits as of 2019, in selected countries. The United States has the highest prevalence of obesity among adult with infectious diseases.

Lifestyle among patients with infectious diseases in selected countries as of 2019*

BrazilChinaEU-5JapanRussiaUnited States
Drink alcohol62%78%79%64%80%70%
Obese (BMI greater or equal to 30)20%7%19%4%22%35%
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Release date

October 2019



Survey time period

as of 2019

Number of respondents

249,008 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

* At least one day per month of vigorous exercise lasting 20 minutes or more.
Among those who had a self-reported infectious disease.

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