Are you dead or likely to be dead ..soon

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Are you dead or likely to be dead ..soon

Postby mercalia » 20 Sep 2017, 5:21pm

Take the NHS questionaire to see how close you are....

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/hat#qcCpuyg50UZBxS30.97

I varied my data esp weight and the extra stones only killed me off sooner by 2 years.....

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Postby Psamathe » 20 Sep 2017, 5:36pm

mercalia wrote:Take the NHS questionaire to see how close you are....

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/hat#qcCpuyg50UZBxS30.97

I varied my data esp weight and the extra stones only killed me off sooner by 2 years.....

Very unimpressed with the questionnaire. I made a typo and my height was submitted as 0ft 10ins and it accepted it and gave me a ludicrous heart age!

And then when I corrected it it gave we a blood pressure warning that I have to reduce my blood pressure from 120 to 119 (quite a few of my readings were below 120 anyway, I just rounded as blood pressure is "variable")!

Ian

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Postby landsurfer » 20 Sep 2017, 6:20pm

Pointless exercise ........
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Postby Mick F » 20 Sep 2017, 6:43pm

landsurfer wrote:Pointless exercise ........
Agree.
I did it anyway.

I'm nearly 65, and it said my heart age is 67 and I expect to pop my clogs at 87.

Cholesterol?
Don't make laugh! :lol:
I have genetic sky high cholesterol, but due to fortnighly injections, I'm normal. :lol:
BP is variable. No question regarding how where or when.
No question regarding lifestyle or fitness .......................... or beer. :wink:
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Postby landsurfer » 20 Sep 2017, 6:58pm

It was the lack of beer or exercise questions that led me to my opinion.
'An old Tiger is still a Tiger"
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Postby Cunobelin » 20 Sep 2017, 7:09pm

landsurfer wrote:It was the lack of beer or exercise questions that led me to my opinion.


Repetitive lifting of a 1kg weight is exercise?

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Postby mercalia » 20 Sep 2017, 8:30pm

Cunobelin wrote:
landsurfer wrote:It was the lack of beer or exercise questions that led me to my opinion.


Repetitive lifting of a 1kg weight is exercise?


if you are 16 stone plus does walking up stairs count? :lol:

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Postby Tangled Metal » 20 Sep 2017, 8:53pm

I did one of these sorts of questionnaires that tell you your bodies physical age. Stupid questions and missing questions but a bit of fun for a couple of minutes. I answered the questions accurately except for BP which I don't have. I put in one at the higher end of acceptable and got the body age that matched my real age.

So I went back in and changed the BP to the lower end of acceptable to only be 2 years younger. Historically my BP has been low but I got bored so never put a low BP in.

I wonder whether there is an expert advice who is able to do these assessments and be certain of being accurate. It's based on science but it's not a science I reckon. It's using scientific research to guess or look into the crystal ball. Pointless exercise unless you look at it as pure fun.

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Postby mercalia » 20 Sep 2017, 10:55pm

Tangled Metal wrote:I did one of these sorts of questionnaires that tell you your bodies physical age. Stupid questions and missing questions but a bit of fun for a couple of minutes. I answered the questions accurately except for BP which I don't have. I put in one at the higher end of acceptable and got the body age that matched my real age.

So I went back in and changed the BP to the lower end of acceptable to only be 2 years younger. Historically my BP has been low but I got bored so never put a low BP in.

I wonder whether there is an expert advice who is able to do these assessments and be certain of being accurate. It's based on science but it's not a science I reckon. It's using scientific research to guess or look into the crystal ball. Pointless exercise unless you look at it as pure fun.


I tried putting in height = 20 feet and weight 100 stone - it was rejected :cry:

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Postby Cunobelin » 21 Sep 2017, 6:27am

mercalia wrote:
Cunobelin wrote:
landsurfer wrote:It was the lack of beer or exercise questions that led me to my opinion.


Repetitive lifting of a 1kg weight is exercise?


if you are 16 stone plus does walking up stairs count? :lol:


In most Wetherspoons the loos are upstairs

Does that make Wetherspoons a Gym

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Re: Are you dead or likely to be dead ..soon

Postby Tangled Metal » 21 Sep 2017, 8:54am

Or a hotel if you're there until breakfast!

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Re: Are you dead or likely to be dead ..soon

Postby AlaninWales » 21 Sep 2017, 11:27am

Using population level correlations to give individual results is not science.

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Postby Middle of the road » 21 Sep 2017, 8:08pm

Strange - entering a height of 5 feet 1 with a weight of 30 stones person who smokes 20+ a day and has chronic cardiovascular disease, kidney disease etc and a BP of 180 and cholesterol of 11...and I still have 5 years left to live. Result! I'm off out now to get a kebab :-D

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Postby mercalia » 21 Sep 2017, 10:14pm

so I take it the general view of marks out of 10 is 1? 1 for laughs :lol:

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Re: Are you dead or likely to be dead ..soon

Postby Roadster » 23 Sep 2017, 12:22am

Do they have a questionnaire to assess mental age?