The World Health Organization has identified the rise of non-communicable diseases as a profound global threat.
It should come as no surprise that spending excessive time behind a computer or on a couch, using tobacco products, or eating fatty foods could have negative effects on longevity.
To understand the relationship between lifestyle behaviors and mortality, RGA investigated two national, health-related, mortality-linked data sets provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). RGA Strategic Research Actuary Julianne Callaway discusses the company's findings.
See also: Lifestyle-Related Behaviors and Mortality: A Comparison of Physical Inactivity and Smoking
If you would like to discuss this webcast further please e-mail us at: CMSTeam@rgare.com. Contact RGA's research team to learn more about the rise of chronic and non-communicable disease linked to lifestyle behaviors.