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Contact: David Fäh
University of Zurich

Probabilities of Surviving the Next 10 Years

Caption: Charts for probabilities of surviving the next 10 years for 65 and 75-year-olds with differing health behavior. Legend: e. g. box top right: a 75-year-old man today who at the start of the study smoked, drank a lot and hardly ate any fruit has a 35 percent probability of surviving the next ten years. E. g. box bottom left: a 65-year-old woman with positive health behavior in all four areas has a 90 percent probability of still being alive in 10 years' time.

Credit: Preventive Medicine, UZH

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