Lifetime Risk


Lifetime Risk Disease Age Risk – male Risk-female Both Source








Stroke 55 1 in 6 1 in 5
Framingham

Alzheimers 55 1 in 10 1 in 5
Framingham

Stroke or Dementia 55 – 65 1 in 3 1 in 3
Framingham

All Cancer – no skin – diagnosis lifetime 44.00% 37.00% 43.13% SEER

All Cancer – no skin – death lifetime

19.65% SEER

Lung Cancer lifetime

6.94% SEER

Breast Cancer lifetime
14.44% 7.46% SEER

Prostate Cancer lifetime 15.78%

SEER

Colon Cancer lifetime

5.51% SEER
Diabetics – nl weight Cardiovascular Disease 50 78.60% 54.80%
Framingham
Diabetics – overweight Cardiovascular Disease 50 86.80% 78.80%
Framingham

Diabetes lifetime 32.80% 38.50%
National Health

Coronary Heart Disease lifetime 1 in 2 1 in 3
Framingham

Lifetime Risk is a valuable way to look at a persons risk for developing a disease.  The risk could be calculated from any age and usually lasts until the person dies.  This number should put the risk in perspective and a person can decide how significant is the risk.