life expectancy

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an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities

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Then the increasing problem of a dearth of hospital beds which will get worse as our average life span increases and the population continues to grow.
Men living there have an average life span of 67 - 11 years below the UK average.
Creevy notes that the average life span seen in this study is likely lower than what would be observed in the population of dogs at large.
The lower concentration of resveratrol was associated with a 38% increase in average life span and the higher concentration with a 33% increase under normal oxygen conditions.
Male mice that overproduced the hormone had about a 30 percent increase in average life span and female mice had about a 40 percent increase in average life span," said senior author Dr.
The average life span of a man living on the streets is 47 and the average life span of a woman is 43, according to homeless charity Crisis.
The average life span of a wild chimpanzee is around 45 years.
A recent study in America concludes that chronically cheerful people have a shorter than average life span - well my friend is eighty, so he must be a special case
The new PayCheck 4 has an average life span of 640,000 slot-type tickets, double that of other printers.
A 'Fast Facts' table presents information about a black bear's height, weight, length, diet, and average life span (up to 34 years
Although the average life span of someone diagnosed with ALS is just 3 years, Wade is still here fighting and inspiring after more than 13 years.
Mike, 65, said: "It's five years since I was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and told the average life span was two to five years.
The average life span of a battery is about 3 to 5 years, depending on use and the environment in which it operates, therefore it is necessary to conduct a self-test during installation and every three months to check the status of the UPS and maximize its life span.
Billions of dollars have been spent on community programmes, housing and education, yet Aborigines remain the poorest, unhealthiest and most disadvantaged minority, with an average life span 17 years shorter than other Australians.
Those pension plans were developed when the average life span after retirement was counted in single digits.