This US map could predict your lifespan

Newly released dataon life expectancy across the U.S. shows that where we live matters for how long we live.A person in the U.S. can expect to live an average of 78.8 years, according to the most recent numbersfrom the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).However, life expectancyvaries widely across geography. A child born in Mississippi today could expect to never reach his or her 75th birthday. But a child born in California, Hawaiior New York could expect to live into the early 80s.View the PDFof the above maps on the CDC website (8 megabytes)At the neighborhood level, these dif...


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