According to a study conducted by Ifop, 18% of French people are anxious because of the current war in Ukraine.
The new study conducted by Ifop for Mes Bienfaits is devoted to the sources of anxiety of the French. First learning from this survey, 95% of French people aged 18 and over say they have at least one major source of stress or anxiety. In fact, only 5% of people surveyed say they are not stressed or anxious.
And on the first place points a subject of global concern. Indeed, the war in Ukraine appears to be the primary source of anxiety for 18% of French people. At the same level, the French are also 18% to worry about their financial situation.
Among other sources of anxiety, the French mention their family (13%), their health (12%), their work (9%), a possible global economic crisis (9%), the future of the planet, the global epidemic of Covid-19 (5%), love life (3%) and domestic chores for 2% of respondents.
As the survey notes, two of the three biggest sources of anxiety are economic and financial. “It can be seen that it is in particular the least privileged categories of people and those most subject to precariousness who are the most anxious on this subject: those under 35 (59%), employees (58%), workers (57 %) and women (45%)“, details Ifop.
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Sport, sleep and osteopathy
So, to reduce stress, everyone has their own technique. 62% of anxious respondents have implemented at least one action on their own initiative to get better. At the top: physical activity. In addition, the French also try to improve their sleep and take care of their diet. Some chose breathing exercises and artistic activities. Only 9 and 7% of French people turn to food supplements and meditation.
Among the respondents, 30% consult at least one health specialist. It is the osteopath who comes in second place just after the general practitioner.
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