Ubble: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

“When will I die?” A question that has plagued mankind since the stone age. Every religion and mad scientist claims to have an answer to this question. Now joining their ranks are a group of health scientists in the United Kingdom who have come up with Ubble. It’s a short questionnaire with odd questions such as “How many cars do you own?” which will all determine if you will die in the next five years. In order to participate you have to be between the ages of 40 and 70.

Here’s what you need to know:

1. There Are 13 Questions for Men & 11 for Women

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The all important first question. (Ubble)

It takes just 13 questions for men and 11 for women to determine if you will die in the next five years. Among the questions are how much you walk and how many cars you own. The questions were put together by the UK Biobank. The study was first reported by the Lancet medical journal.

2. There Are No Questions About Weight

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Old contributing factors about death theories such as Body Mass Index and weight are cast aside in this new study. The car question, according to the Lancet medical journal, is considered an issue because the more cars indicate affluence and how much a person will walk.

3. The Data Was Created With the Help of 500,000 Volunteers

500,000 people donated blood, urine and saliva for the study. (Getty)

500,000 people donated blood, urine and saliva for the study. (Getty)

Around 500,000 people participated in the study in the United Kingdom, donating saliva, blood and urine, reports the Guardian. The newspaper says that all of those people will have their health monitored for the rest of their lives. Since the study, which began in 2010, 8,352 of the participants have died.

4. The Creators Want This Study to Help People Live a More Healthy Lifestyle

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It’s made clear on the Ubble website that the purpose of the quiz is for those who are unhealthy to take ownership of it and make changes. According to the New Scientist, being optimistic is a huge part of living to an older age.

5. The Website Was Created in Part With Sense About Science

Sense About Science is a charity that promotes knowledge about health and science. Among the group’s more famous causes, in 2009, SAS got the World Health Organization to condemn homeopathy as a treatment for HIV.