It's Men's Health Week and this year's focus is on men's health by numbers. Here are some key numbers for men:
37 - a waist size of 37 inches or above puts you at increased of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Learn more.
150 - men should aim for 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week.
5 - we should aim to eat 5 portions of fruit and veg a day. Learn more.
14 - maximum 14 units of alcohol a week. Learn more.
10 - cigarette smokers die 10 years younger on average than non-smokers. Learn more.
120/80 - normal blood pressure. Learn more.
75 - 75% of suicides (3 out of 4) are by men. Learn more.
Key numbers for policy-makers and service providers:
1 man in 5 dies before the age of 65
2 men in 5 die before the age of 75
3 out of 4 suicides are by men
Men in unskilled work are 3 times more likely to take their own lives than men in senior management
The richest men live on average 10 years longer than the least well-off men. Richer area = longer life.
For more about making a difference to your own health numbers, please visit the Men's Health Forum by clicking on the image below: