people's unhealthy lifestyle or lifestyles?

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can anyone tell me 'People's unhealthy lifestyle is the result of their tendency to rely heavily on technology' or 'People's unhealthy lifestyles are the result of their tendency to rely heavily on technology'? 

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asked Oct 27 '13 at 08:21 wangfa627 New member

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All the above sentences suggest that all unhealthy lifestyles are caused only by a dependency on technology, which we know not to be true.

 

We also know that when we are talking about a large number of people, even if they share some charcteristics, they actually have substantially different lifestlyes.  All that to say, I would suggest something like the following the following:

 

Some/Many people's unhealthy lifestyles are the result of their tendency to rely heavily on technology.  

link comment answered Oct 28 '13 at 21:37 Paul Henderson Contributor

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