Using speed of ageing and “microlives” to communicate the effects of lifetime habits and environment

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8676 (Published 21 December 2012)
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The author of this Christmas Feature has informed us that some of the results for women are incorrect in the table (BMJ 2012;345:e8223, doi:10.1136/bmj.e8223). For each subsequent drink (up to 6), the change in life expectancy (years) should have been −1.1 (not “−0.6”) and the change in microlives per day should have been −1 (not “−½”). For fruit and vegetable intake, the change in life expectancy should have been 2.7 (not “3.8”) and the change in microlives per day should have been 3 (not “4”).

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