Millennial Health Trends
The health status of millennials will likely have substantial effects on the American economy over the next two decades — including workplace productivity and healthcare costs. This generation will be vital to the success of your organization in many ways, so it's important to understand the key trends below to help prepare for the future.
A Closer Look at the Health ofMillennials
The health status of millennials will likely have substantial effects on the American economy over the next two decades—including workplace productivity and healthcare costs. This generation will be vital to the success of your organization in many ways, so it’s important to understand the key trends below to help prepare for the future.
When asked about their health:
of millennials consider themselves in good or excellent health
of millennials have a primary care physician (PCP)
AmeriSpeak® survey conducted in 2018 by NORC at the University of Chicago using a probability-based panel designed to be representative of the U.S. household population.
Here are the Top 10 Conditions Affecting Millennials
Conditions significantly impact health if they reduce future healthy life by more than six months.
*Other endocrine conditions include parathyroid, ovary, adrenal, pituitary and other endocrine system-related conditions. Examples include PCOS, parathyroid disorders, hypoglycemia, vitamin or mineral deficiencies and many others.
How do Millennials Compare to Gen X?
Our report compared like age groups of Gen Xers who were ages 34-36 in 2014 with millennials who were ages 34-36 in 2017.
Let's Help Create a Path Toward Better Health for this Generation
The health of millennials will likely have a direct impact on the health of your organization. That’s why now is the time to start the conversation.
We’re talking to millennials, employers, providers, community thought-leaders and influencers to identify ways to engage this generation and we’ll share our insights and learnings with you. So stay tuned and watch for more updates at smarterbetterhealthcare.com.
Powered by Blue Cross Blue Shield, The Health of America Report® Series, this infographic leverages BCBS Axis® data, which includes the nation’s largest collection of commercial insurance claims data.