life expectancy life expectancy

Definition(s):

  • (n) an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities

Usage(s):

  1. For black men the average life expectancy is 65, eight years less than for white males.
  2. On the web, online life expectancy calculators can give users tips on healthier living that could help them tack on a few more years.
  3. life expectancy: infant mortality: top city populations: size of the british empire: unemployment: miles of railroad: irrigated cropland: cars sold worldwide.

News

  1. Mind the Gap: Why Canada's Baby Boomers need to plan for the period between "healthy" and "average" life expectancy ...

    TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - A large number of Canadians are not paying attention to the "gap" between their healthy life expectancy and their overall life expectancy, according to " Mind ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Better Indian health may hinge on power of tribes themselves

    The average life expectancy of a Native American in South Dakota is 58.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argus Leader

  3. Study shows link between life expectancy and education

    A new study finds that life expectancy for people with less than a high school diploma decreased by four years.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Deseret News

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