Did you know that higher education is linked to life expectancy? How education influences or is influenced by health of an individual? Here are some interesting and startling facts about how higher education impacts the individual’s lifestyle.
Women aged 25 years or more, with less than bachelor’s degree had more chances of being obese, than those with degree or higher education.
The life expectancy of graduates is at least 5 years more than those who did not finish high school.
Individuals with four additional years of education have less risk of developing diseases such as diabetes, obesity, heart ailments.
Education link between parents and children
Children whose parents are less educated have less chances of succeeding in school.
Healthy kids are more likely to succeed in school. Poor learning ability of kids has been linked to poor vision, asthma, aggression, lack of breakfast and exercise and hyperactivity.