Women: Take time to focus on your health!
Women are often driven by their nurturing tendencies and become so busy caring for their husbands, children, parents, friends and everyone else that they often forget to take care of themselves.
The following startling facts are from the National Center for Health Statistics
14% of women 18 years and older are in fair or poor health.
32% of women 18 years and older are engaged in regular leisure-time physical activity.
18% of women 18 years and older currently smoke.
14% of women 18 years and older reported having five or more drinks in one day at least once in the past year.
36% of women 20 years and older are classified as obese.
33% of women 20 years and older have hypertension.
16% of women 65 years and younger are classified as obese.
68% of women 40 years and older have had a mammogram within the past two years.
75% of women 18 years and older have had a pap smear within the past three years.
NOW is the time to focus on your health. Decide what kind of statistic you want to be and help move these numbers in the right direction.