Credit crunch hits young people hard - infographic

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New research into the impact of the economic downturn on the nation’s health has revealed that it’s young people who are being hit the hardest. Find out more at http://www.patient.co.uk/health/media/infographics

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Credit crunch hits young people hard - infographic

  1. 1. ECONOMIC CRISIS New research into the impact of the economic downturn on the nation’s health has revealed that it’s young people who are being hit the hardest, showing that economic anxiety has no age limit. HITS YOUTH HEALTH1 in under 25s feel LONELIER 2 5 as a result of recession compared to only 9% of the rest of the UK young people are moreof under 25s admit they can’t STRESSEDafford to see people socially. compared to... 36% of the rest of the UKthis figure drops to 1 / 3 1/3people nationally more than (37%) of under 25s have as likely to feel GAINED HOUSE B O U N D because ... WEIGHT since the recession. £ they can’t afford £ transport costs. compared to the national average of 33%compared to the national average 1 IN 5of 17% under 25s are THREE TIMES comfort more likely to suffer the stress of relationship because of financial stress. break over MONEY. well over 1/3compared to the national average have beenof 5% EATING UNHEALTHY FOOD because 1/4 it’s cheaper. under 25s said they were drinking more a figure significantly higher than the national average of 21% only 14% of the rest of 1 in 5 the UK were under 25s drinking have lost sleep more. since the recession hit. Results based on a poll, commissioned by Patient.co.uk. A survey of over 2000 UK adults by independent research specialist ICM.

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