13 June 2010

Science Daily says: "Scottish people 'living dangerously'"

From an article on Science Daily, via Fark.com:

Almost the entire adult population of Scotland (97.5%) are likely to be either cigarette smokers, heavy drinkers, physically inactive, overweight or have a poor diet, according to a new study.

From a purely anecdotal standpoint, I'd bet it's the "heavy drinkers" that caught most Scots in this very wide net. But I'd imagine the numbers for much of the US would look similarly grim, just with fewer drinkers and smokers but more overweight, physically inactive, bad eaters.

Then again, 97.5% is a lot of %!