FACTBOX: World's leading global health risks
(Reuters) - Tackling five health factors could prevent millions of premature deaths and increase global life expectancy by almost 5 years, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday in its report on Global Health Risks.
Here are some numbers and details:
TOP TEN LEADING RISK FACTOR CAUSES OF DEATH:
RISK FACTOR DEATHS PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL:
High blood pressure 7.5 12.8
Tobacco use 5.1 8.7
High blood glucose 3.4 5.8
Physical inactivity 3.2 5.5 Continued...