Generational priority for curing diseases in United Kingdom in 2017

This statistic displays the share of respondents who felt that curing diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's was a priority in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. Of the respondents surveyed, the generational group who agreed with this statement the most was the group identified as Boomers, with 22 percent of this group stating that curing diseases was a priority. The generational groups who agreed least with this statement were those identified as Gen Z and Millennials, with only 16 percent agreeing that curing disease was a priority.

Respondents who felt that curing diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's, was a priority in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Release date

November 2017


Europe, United Kingdom

Survey time period


Number of respondents

2,500 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

Generations defined as:
Gen Z: 16-21 years Millennials: 22-35 years Gen X: 36-55 years Boomers: 56+ years
These age bands have been weighted to represent the UK population, as has gender (49% male, 51% female)

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