As many as 89.8 percent of Slovaks suffer from at least one so-called 'civilization illness' or are in bad health, according to a poll carried out by the Dicio agency that was published on October 27.
The poll, which was conducted in September, revealed that around 47.5 percent of respondents suffer from three or more such illnesses. Back pain (41.9 percent), stress, fatigue and lack of sleep (41.1 percent), and headaches and migraines (30.8 percent) are the most frequently problems. TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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28. Oct 2008 at 21:30