Britain to offer pensioners 'life expectancy guidance'

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    t_co Senior Member Senior Member

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    BBC News - Pensioners could get life expectancy guidance

     
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    Free Karma Senior Member Senior Member

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    Is there a reliable way to estimate how long a person can live? They might aswell hire vashikaran, and baba to do it :p
     
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    Yes.

    With a readout of your age, gender, current vitals (blood pressure, blood sugar, etc), where you live, and some lifestyle habits (hrs of sleep per day, smoking, avg drinks per week), you can construct a 95% confidence interval for your life expectancy.

    Of course, you can change all those variables with a concerted effort.
     

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