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Health

Obese People Reluctant to Face Health Risk

Published måndag 23 mars 2009 kl 11.56
Dead weight may lead to an early grave..

Sweden’s health authorities are worried by the fact that people with low-level education are questioning the destructive role of obesity as one of the main causes of different kinds of cancer. A recent opinion poll shows that skepticism towards the long since scientifically established findings is wide-spread among low-income obese people lacking high grades of education.

The poll also revealed that Stockholm’s blue-collar suburb Rinkeby has six times as many fat inhabitants as the upper-class residential area of Djursholm.

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