Impact of Healthy Lifestyle Factors on Life Expectancies in the US Population.

@article{Li2018ImpactOH,
  title={Impact of Healthy Lifestyle Factors on Life Expectancies in the US Population.},
  author={Yanping Li and An Pan and Wei Wang and X Shirley Liu and Klodian Dhana and O. H. Franco and Stephen K Kaptoge and Emanuele Di Angelantonio and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Walter C Willett and Frank B Hu},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2018}
}
Background -Americans have a shorter life expectancy compared with residents of almost all other high-income countries. We aim to estimate the impact of lifestyle factors on premature mortality and life expectancy in the US population. Methods -Using data from the Nurses' Health Study (1980-2014; n=78 865) and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study (1986-2014, n=44 354), we defined 5 low-risk lifestyle factors as never smoking, body mass index of 18.5 to 24.9 kg/m2, ≥30 min/d of moderate to… CONTINUE READING

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