Life Expectancy Decreases

Shocker Stat of the Day: Life Expectancy Decreases by 4 Years Among Poor White People in the US by Kathleen Geier Yesterday, the New York Times reported on an alarming new study: researchers have documented that the least educated white Americans are experiencing sharp declines in life expectancy. Between 1990 and 2008, white women without a high school diploma lost a full five years of their lives, while their male counterparts lost three years. Experts say that declines in life expectancy in developed countries are exceedingly rare, [...]