Health awareness among Chinese people rises in 2020

 The awareness among Chinese had improved in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to ’s on  .

awareness level, which is the proportion of with sound and skills in the population, had reached 23.15 per cent in 2020, 3.98 per cent higher than that in 2019, the National Administration said.

This marks the country’s largest ever year-on-year increase in awareness, according to the administration.

Among all the aspects of health awareness, that on safety and first aid is prevalent among the public, with more than 55 per cent of the population familiar with relevant and skills.

Meanwhile, public awareness of epidemic prevention and treatment saw a year on year increase of 7.56 per cent, higher than any other health awareness aspect.

The increase is a result of ’s timely dissemination of epidemic and effective promotion of epidemic prevention following the outbreak of -19 in early 2020, experts have said. (Xinhua/NAN)