Sunday, March 16, 2014

Growing Inequality Reflected in Health Outcomes


Within the US: “The gaps continue to widen between the communities with the highest life expectancy and the lowest,” said Christopher Murray, the director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, which produces the county-level life-expectancy figures. “There is nothing in sight that suggests that the 25-year trend is going to stop.”

 A. Lowrey (2014, March 15) Income Gap, Meet the Longevity Gap. The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/16/business/income-gap-meet-the-longevity-gap.html?emc=edit_th_20140316&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=32962000

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