UAE: Obesity a key factor in UAE insurance claims, says Zurich
Thursday, 06 23 2016, Category: Health, Country: U.A.E
Expanding waistlines in the United Arab Emirates are having an impact on the regions insurance claims, with obesity often a contributing factor in both life insurance and critical illness claims, according to Zurich Insurance Group.
The average age life insurance claims are made by Zurich customers in the region is 51, with critical illness claimants usually around 47. With recent figures from the life insurer showing that two-thirds of all UAE residents are overweight or obese, obesity is often associated with many of these claims.
Source: International Adviser