The 14 Highest Cost Health Risks

$ Current smoker

$ Rarely or never exercise

$ Sometimes or frequently use medication or drugs

$ More than 14 alcoholic drinks a week

$ Rarely use safety belt

$ Only somewhat or not very satisfied with life

$ Dissatisfied or not very satisfied with life

$ Rate physical health as "fair" or "poor"

$ Absent for more than five days a year for illness

$ Systolic blood pressure above 140 mm Hg

$ Diastolic blood pressure above 90 mm Hg

$ Cholesterol of 240 mg/dl or more

$ More than 20% overweight

$ Under high stress