Scientists: longevity scares people painful diseases

Some Americans don't want to live too long. They are afraid of possible disease related to deep old age. This is indicated by the results of a survey of experts from the Columbia center for aging. Particularly strong storms causing dementia and senile helplessness, writes The Daily Mail. In some cases, fear of aging people is stronger than fear of death.

The survey showed that one in six people would die before 80 years. This figure is slightly lower than the average life expectancy in the United States. Latinos want an early death more frequently than others. African Americans, on the contrary, I appreciate life, most of them want to live up to 100 years. All researchers interviewed 1600 people aged 18 to 64 years.

To live at least 80 years want 30% of Americans. One – fourth of 90 years and more. The presence of disease at a relatively young age greatly influenced the position of people regarding their own old age. Healthy people want to live as long as possible, patients would prefer just to die.

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