Survey on activities expected to shorten life expectancy 2013

Which, if any, of the following activities do you think are likely to shorten your life expectancy?

Survey on activities expected to shorten life expectancy 2013 This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2013 on which activity they think would shorten their life expectancy. 52 percent of respondents stated they think more exercise would extend their life expectancy.
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Which, if any, of the following activities do you think are likely to shorten your life expectancy?

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Share of respondents
Smoking52%
Obesity41%
Stress34%
Lack of exercise23%
Drinking alcohol20%
Genetically transmitted diseases13%
Depression13%
Pollution12%
Not getting enough sleep12%
Genetically modified food10%
Not having enough money9%
Sitting too much8%
Being alone6%
Feeling unfulfilled3%
Eating meat3%
Not eating enough3%
Living in the city2%
Having kids1%
Other2%
Not sure6%
Share of respondents
Smoking52%
Obesity41%
Stress34%
Lack of exercise23%
Drinking alcohol20%
Genetically transmitted diseases13%
Depression13%
Pollution12%
Not getting enough sleep12%
Genetically modified food10%
Not having enough money9%
Sitting too much8%
Being alone6%
Feeling unfulfilled3%
Eating meat3%
Not eating enough3%
Living in the city2%
Having kids1%
Other2%
Not sure6%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans in 2013 on which activity they think would shorten their life expectancy. 52 percent of respondents stated they think more exercise would extend their life expectancy.
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