life expectancy

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

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The borough also has the joint fourth lowest life expectancy for baby boys, at 76.
Girls born in Liverpool today have a life expectancy of just over 80, the seventh lowest in the country.
The report, based on statistics covering 2012-2014, provides further detail on estimates published in August which showed average life expectancy is now 77.
life expectancy today, it is necessary to look back more than 100 years, said Elizabeth Arias, PhD, MA, MS, health scientist at NCHS.
Male life expectancy is lowest in South Tyneside, where it is 76.
According to the report, Liberia saw a biggest 20-year life expectancy increase worldwide, followed by Ethiopia, Maldives, Cambodia.
The authors found that the average reduction in life expectancy for people with bipolar disorder was between nine and 20 years, between nine and 24 years for drug and alcohol abuse, and around seven to 11 years for recurrent depression.
WHO's annual statistics report shows that low-income countries have made the greatest progress, with an average increase in life expectancy by nine years from 1990 to 2012.
WHO has associated the increase in life expectancy to success in finding cures to noncommunicable diseases and a decline in the number of smokers.
On a positive note, life expectancy in Bulgaria increased by 7.
To examine life expectancy in greater detail among HIV-positive residents of the United States and Canada, researchers working with NA-ACCORD, a large collaboration of HIV study groups, conducted the study described here.
The new data, which covers England and Wales, also shows that the gap between life expectancy at birth between boys and girls has narrowed from six years in 1980-82 to under four years in 2010-12.
Life expectancy has risen slightly in all areas of the region from 2009-11, except for Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland, where the average age has stayed the same or dropped very slightly.
2 if they are girls And in KirKlees males have a life expectancy from birth of 78.