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 Video transcript: fragment (45Exp: lines 120–38 and 161–8)

Dr ANow it’s change it again so that the odds are getting worse, so only 30 in 100 would stay in normal health, but 70%, 70 in 100 would die
PaulEverybody dies so we have got to try and get a life! [okay] that’s the whole object, yep
Dr AAnd again 20 in 100, [yes, yes, yes] you would still carry on?
PaulI would prefer to try and keep myself alive than just lie down!
Dr ARight (2.0) This doesn’t lead to death you realise
PaulNo. I know I know
Dr AIt just leads to you being, erm going back to this state ((doctor points to the screen)) where you are just a bit weak, your speech is a bit slurred, and that would carry on for the rest of your life [yep] yeah?
PaulI have seen that condition in people in, [right] a member of the family
Dr AAnd you wouldn’t want
Paulwho had a mild stroke, and (0.5)
Dr AYou would prefer not to
PaulPut him in for three months and when he came out, he was at home for a few years then he had a major stroke
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Dr ASo if you had a one in a thousand chance of returning to normal life you would still take it? Right what about one in 10 000?
PaulIt’s better than nothing isn’t it, it’s the same odds
Dr AOkay, so you would take that?
PaulYeah, yeah,
Dr ASo that’s why you stopped?
PaulYou’d take the chance to live