Posts Tagged ‘life expectancy’

State ranks at bottom of national life-expectancy study

ATLANTA — If you’re 65 and living in Hawaii, here’s some good news: Odds are you’ll live another 21 years. And for all but five of those years, you’ll likely be in pretty good health. Hawaii tops the charts in the government’s first state-by-state look at how long Americans age 65 can expect to live, […] [...]

Report: Delta residents’ life expectancy short

MISSISSIPPI DELTA — New analysis finds the average life expectancy in counties and parishes across the Delta region trail the national average by four years for men and two years for women, according to the Clarksdale-based Delta Regional Authority. The data, which provides county-by-county analysis of life expectancy figures reported by the Institute of Health […] [...]

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