The company wanted to determine a person's likelihood of becoming sick, so it compiled a variety of self-reported data from the Jawbone UP app. Based on that information, data analysts developed a sickness likelihood score. Here's what they learned:
- People are more likely to fall ill during winter months
- Individuals with higher BMIs tend to become sick more often
- Men aged 25-45 who take an average of 14000 steps daily are four times less likely to become sick than those taking fewer than 4000 steps daily
- When sick, most people see a decrease in steps of 5%-12% and an increase in sleep time of 5%-7%
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