Life Expectancy Drops In America

April 28th, 2008 | researchmaterial

…life expectancy has fallen or stagnated for almost 1 in 5 women in the US, and 1 in 20 men.

Majid Ezzati and colleagues at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston studied mortality rates in all US counties between 1961 and 1999. They found that the inequality between counties’ rates had been narrowing until the 1980s, when the trend reversed and the gap began to widen again.
Life expectancy dropping in some parts of US – health – 28 April 2008 – New Scientist


2 Responses to “Life Expectancy Drops In America”

  1. With the spikes in both gas and food prices, it should come as no shock that we have begun to eat our own…

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