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U.S. life expectancy after age 65 (2009)

Americans who reach the age of 65 have an average life expectancy of an additional 18.6 years (19.8 for females and 17.1 for males).

Administration on Aging. A Profile of Older Americans: 2009. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2010. http://www.aoa.acl.gov/Aging_Statistics/Profile/2009/docs/2009profile_508.pdf

Reference

Title
A Profile of Older Americans: 2009
Publisher
US Department of Health and Human Services
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Administration on Aging
URL
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