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The “Bad Habit Calculator” – Economic Impacts of Bad Habits

Smoking will not only burn away your health, but also money.

“It’s the best activity for perfect failure”

Over the years, we have seen different medical and social communities educating the masses about ‘why to quit smoking’. However, there has been no visible decline in the medical cases that are reported as consequences of smoking habits.

Here’s what I feel.

Since majority of the populace emphasizes on the global economy and how businesses are changing, it could be worthwhile to illustrate the adverse effects of smoking with respect to personal economics. Align this subject with the underlying and obvious health issues and voila – it just about may click with the workings of the human mind.

I personally believe that people understand money better than health. So let me take advantage of this and try to calculate the economic losses caused by bad habits like smoking.

The following equation can be used to evaluate economic losses due to similar habits like smoking, “All such habits which are unproductive”

The table below gives you an overview of the ‘Bad habit calculator – Economic losses due to bad habits’.

The “Bad Habit Calculator” – Economic Impacts of Bad Habits
The “Bad Habit Calculator” – Economic Impacts of Bad Habits
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