Free YMCA Wellness Events
In support of individuals and families struggling to make healthier choices, Amway Global and the YMCA are hosting free wellness events open to the public at select YMCAs on
Oregon Wellness Challenges:
Forty-three percent of Oregonians report having a "very" or "somewhat" high stress level compared to the national average (40 percent), according to the Amway Global Wellness Index. Forty-six percent of
More than half (52 percent) of
The Economy, Election and Wellness
Forty-six percent of Oregonians compared to 42 percent of Americans report that the economy is having a negative impact on their wellness choices. For the nation, current economic conditions also are negatively affecting the wellness of 51 percent of non-working parents, versus 43 percent of working parents. And, when it comes to the battle of the sexes, the health of women is affected more by the economy (44 percent) than men (40 percent). Overall, 34 percent of Oregonians and 33 percent of Americans claim that the candidates' positions on personal wellness will influence how they vote this election.
While 40 percent of
The survey shows that 20 percent of
About the Amway Global Wellness Index
The Amway Global Wellness Index is a national survey of 15,035 American adults ages 18 and older to uncover American views toward the concept of wellness and individual, family and community wellness. Commissioned by Amway Global, the study has an estimated margin of error of +/-0.8 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level. For more information and state-specific statistics, go to http://www.inspirewellness.com.
About Amway Global
Amway Global offers the opportunity for people to have a business of their own based on retailing products and sharing the opportunity with others who will do the same. Amway Global supports Independent Business Owners (IBOs) with a proven compensation plan, portfolios of quality products in health, beauty and other consumer categories, plus the merchandising materials, training and education they need to be successful. IBOs also are supported by communities of those who have already built successful businesses. Amway Global has been ranked the No. 1 online health and beauty retailer based on sales, and 26th among all e-commerce sites, according to Internet Retailer magazine, based on 2007 sales. Based in
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