How likely is it?
While an average 40 years old has only 1 in 5 chance to suffer a critical illness in the next 20 years, for a 50 years old this chance is already 1 to 2.5. Notice that only the most frequent critical illnesses are considered here.
For another charts showing the different chances smokers and nonsmokers have for an early death or critical illness, click here.
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