Koreans' life expectancy and healthy life expectancy are on par with those of advanced OECD countries.

The incidence of hyper blood pressure and diabetes is steadily increasing, while  cancer and suicide are on the decline.

The smoking rate is falling gently, but it still remains high, and the obesity rate is rising.

Women experience more stress and depression than men.

The frequency of medical use by the public is high and ordinary medical expenses are increasing at a fast rate.

There are many complaints about waiting time for medical services, treatment results, and medical expenses.