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U.S. life expectancy after age 65

A person who reaches the age of 65 in the U.S. has an average life expectancy of an additional 18.5 years (19.8 years for females; 16.8 for males).

US Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging. A Profile of Older Americans: 2005; 2005. http://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/general/profile_2005.pdf. Accessed June 30, 2015

Reference

Title
A Profile of Older Americans: 2005
Publication
A Profile of Older Americans: 2005
Publication Date
2005
Authors
US Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging
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  • Life Expectancy

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