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Table 1 Selected lowest/highest performing regions with products responding to aging needs, as rated by on-line Nielsen survey of older adults [13]

From: Population aging: opportunity for business expansion, an invitational paper presented at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) International Workshop on Adaptation to Population Aging Issues, July 17, 2017, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Lowest performing regions (% Older adults reporting products difficult to find) Aging Need Highest performing regions (% older adults reporting products easy to find)
Latin America (51%) Easy-to-open product packages Asia-Pacific & Middle East/Africa (54%)
Latin America (54%) Clearly labeled nutritional information North America (53%)
Asia-Pacific (50%) Special nutritional diet foods North America (52%)
Latin America (54%) Smaller portion-sized packaging Asia-Pacific (48%)