Monday, January 28, 2013

Oh, Pew!

Bob noted this morning that folks who choose to engage in risky behavior (smoking, over-eating, etc) end up paying more for health insurance. But as (presumably responsible) adults are we doing enough to mitigate those very risks?

FoIB Holly R tips us to this Pew Research graphic, according to which we're making some strides:

Frankly, though, I have to call BS on at least some of this. My guess is that what's really happening is that "60% of US adults CLAIM they track..."

And, of course, "tracking" doesn't necessarily lead to "doing something about it."

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