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Life Expectancy Worksheet

Begin with the number 76, then add or subtract the value listed (-means subtract, + means add). The final number on your total will provide a rough estimate of your life expectancy.

Personal Facts

Calculation Subtotal 76

If you are male -3 ___

If female +4 ___

IF you live in an urban area with a population Over 2 million -2 ___

If you live in a town under 10,000 or on a

farm +2 ___

If any grandparent lived to 85 +2 ___

If all four grandparents lived to 80 +6 ___

If either parent died of a stroke or heart attack Before the age of 50 -4 ___

If any parent, brother, sister under 50 has had Cancer or a heart condition, or has had diabetes since Childhood -3 ___

Do you earn over $50,000 a year?-2 ___

If you finished college +1 ___

If you have a graduate or professional degree +2 ___

If you are 65 or over and are still working +3 ___ If you live with a spouse or a friend +5 ___

If you do not live with a spouse or a friend -3 ___

(subtract 3 or every decade live alone since age 25)

Age Adjustment

If you are between 40 and 50 +2 ___

If you are between 50 and 70 +4 ___

Total ___

Life Expectancy Worksheet

Lifestyle Status

If you work behind a desk -3 ___

If your work requires regular, heavy physical labor +3 ___

If you exercise strenuously (tennis, running, swimming, Etc,) five times a week for around a half-hour +4 ___

Two or three times a week +2 ___

Do you sleep more than 10 hours each night? -4 ___

Are you intense, aggressive, easily angered? -3 ___

Are you easy going and relaxed? +3 ___

Are you happy? +1 ___

Are you unhappy? -2 ___

Have you had a speeding ticket in the last year? -1 ___

Do you smoke one to two packs a day? -6 ___

One-half to one pack? -3 ___

Do you drink the equivalent of 1oz of liquor a day? -1 ___

Are you overweight by 50 lbs. Or more? -8 ___

By 30 to 50 lbs? -4 ___

By 10 to 30 lbs? -2 ___

If you are a man over 40 and have annual checkups +2 ___

If you are a woman and see a gynecologist once a year +2 ___

Lifestyle Total ___ Personal Facts Total ___

YOUR GRAND TOTAL ___

by Robert F. Allen