Tag: survey

Health

WHO — Essential Health Services Disrupted By COVID-19 In 90% Of Countries

The second round of a World Health Organization “pulse survey” reveals that over one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, substantial disruptions persist, with about 90% of countries still reporting one or more disruptions to essential health services, marking no substantial global change since the first survey conducted in the summer of 2020. Within countries, however, the magnitude and extent of […]

Jamaica

86% Of Jamaicans Declared Themselves In “Good Or Very Good Health”

A new report has revealed that while 86 percent of Jamaicans perceived themselves to be in good or very good health, a quarter reported having at least one non-communicable disease (NCD) and 30.5 percent had two or more.  Hypertension was the NCD reported by the largest proportion of individuals at 13.6 percent and asthma was highest among nearly 14 percent […]

NEWS

79% Of Internet Users Use Facebook

According to the Pew Research Center, about eight-in-ten online Americans (79%) now use Facebook, a 7-percentage-point increase from a survey conducted at a similar point in 2015. The report noted that young adults continue to report using Facebook at high rates, but older adults are joining in increasing numbers. Some 62% of online adults ages 65 and older now use […]