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U.S. life expectancy rankings in 2004

The United States ranked 9th for men and women in life expectancy at 65 years of age in 2004.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health, United States, 2008. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics; http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus08.pdf

Reference

Title
Health, United States, 2008
Publisher
National Center for Health Statistics
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL
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