Calculating Risk?

Here, we attempt to explain how the evidence is used to formulate results through the risk calculators.

The calculations are formed by combining the average life span for a population with the average reduction of life-span associated with a particular disease. Calculations get trickier when you want to know the combined risk of more than one disease and behaviour on life-span.

However, the information is out there. One of the biggest industries of the world, insurance companies, will use it in unwavering accuracy for economic gain. http://www.motherjones.com/news/featurex/2005/05/profits_of_doom.html

Let's expand on some of the concepts behind these calculators. Now that you've had some fun on the previous risk calculators, try this one out with a few more tricks added. .

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