Half of Hongkongers aged 15 or older are overweight or obese, according to a citywide health survey by the government released last year. Photo: Shutterstock

More than two-thirds of Hongkongers are unaware obesity is considered a clinical disease, survey says

  • Only one-third of people polled by the Hong Kong Association for the Study of Obesity were aware of the indicator for determining obesity
  • The association has called on the government to officially classify obesity as a disease to raise awareness of the health risks it poses
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Half of Hongkongers aged 15 or older are overweight or obese, according to a citywide health survey by the government released last year. Photo: Shutterstock
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