We’re all living longer than ever – but will a poor lifestyle send some of us to an early grave?
Worldwide, a girl born in 2012 can expect to live to 73 and a boy can expect to live to 68, according to a recent World Health Organisation report on life expectancy.
In the UK, life expectancy for a boy born in 2012 is 79 and for a girl it is 83, meanwhile in the U.S. it is 76 and 81 respectively.
But are your habits and lifestyle knocking years off your life?
In a bid to raise awareness about the risk factors for a premature death, Canadian medical experts from various organisations – including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – compiled this life expectancy calculator.
Will poor lifestyle lead some of us to an early grave? In a bid to raise awareness about the risk of premature death, Canadian medical experts compiled this life expectancy calculator.