- Category: News
05 May 2011
- Written by Tri-State Defender Newsroom
The survey quizzed 1,248 Americans ages 18-44 on their attitudes about health, including influences of and beliefs about health behaviors and their risks for stroke.
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in America. May is American Stroke Month.
Eight in 10 people between ages 25-44 years old believe they’re living healthy lifestyles and are more likely to engage in healthy behaviors than 18-24 year olds participating in the survey.
“The investment you make in your health now will have a large payoff as you age,” said Dr. Ralph Sacco, president of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.