According to the national health regulator, the incidence rate of chronic disease was up from 15.3% to 24.5% from 2003 to 2013, up by nearly 10% in a decade.

From 1990 to 2013, the death rate of chronic disease was down by 25%. The death rate of major chronic disease including high blood pressure and diabetes was down to below 25% from above 30% in 1990.

China has entered the aging society phase: in 1999, elderly people who age above 60 years old account for 10% of the total population. In 2014, people who age above 65 years old account for 10% of the total population.

The expected life span is 76.5 years ago in China. However, the life quality of elderly life is averagely low. (Source: shuzheng kangxun)

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