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United States Life Expectancy Estimates by County 1985-2010

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1985 - 12/2010
Data type
Estimate:
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

IHME research, published in Population Health Metrics in July 2013, provides life expectancy data by county and sex in the United States from 1985-2010. The study, "Left Behind: Widening Disparities for Men and Women in US County Life Expectancy, 1985-2010," examines large disparities seen in life expectancy across communities. A previous study done by IHME provided US state and county life expectancy numbers by sex and race for the years 1987-2009.

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Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). United States Life Expectancy Estimates by County 1985-2010. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2013.