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He Said, She Said: Boomers Rate Their Spouses' Health
Date:1/15/2009

Health survey of spouses reveals little exercise, a wish for weight loss and surprising aging expectations

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A recent survey of baby boomers revealed that their positive outlook on their own health and that of their spouses' may not sync up with reality. According to the survey(1) conducted by Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ENR), more than seven out of ten respondents (73 percent) rated their health - and the health of their spouse - as good or excellent. However, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, half of Americans in the 55 to 64 age group have high blood pressure and two in five are obese(2).

This survey is part of Energizer's year-round "Live Healthy. KEEP GOING(R)" campaign to educate baby boomers about better ways to live a healthy, active lifestyle - with some help from key battery-powered devices.

Additional survey findings include:

  • Don't go changing, well, maybe just a little bit. When asked if they would change anything about their spouse's health habits, more than four out of ten wished their spouses would exercise more (48 percent); lose weight (41 percent); and eat healthier (41 percent).
  • Low expectations or the look of love? When asked how their wife was aging, 39 percent of men said "better than expected"; women gave their husbands lower marks - only 30 percent thought their husbands were aging better than they expected. On the flip side, 18 percent of women responded their husband was aging worse than they expected; whereas only 11 percent of men gave their wife the "worse than expected" designation. Nearly half of all respondents (48 percent) thought their spouse was aging "as expected."
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SOURCE Energizer Holdings, Inc.
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