Healthy people are decreasing more and more in Japan.
In2011, the ratio of people who received the result as “Normal” in medical checkup was the lowest since 1984.
In Japan, a certain percentage of company workers and other people have thorough medical checkup annually. They started making the statistics since 1984.
In 2011, about 3,130,000 people have the checkup, and 92.2% of them turned out to have health problem, which is the highest rate since 1984.
It was 70.2% in 1984, and 91.6% in 2010. Mr. Sasamori, the chairman of Medical checkup association presumes it is because the criteria about lifestyle-related diseases is becoming more serious every year, and also aging society is affecting.