U.S. Life Expectancy Increased in 2018

02/05/2020

Life expectancy in the U.S. increased in 2018 by 0.08 percent to 78.9 years, mainly due to a reduction in deaths from drug overdoses. 

Reduced mortality from cancer, accidents and unintentional injuries accounted for the improvement in livability complementing the four percent fall in drug overdose deaths affecting a principally young demographic.


































































































































































































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