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Deaths, death rates, and life expectancy at birth, by race and sex

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Deaths, age-adjusted death rates, and life expectancy at birth, by race and sex, and infant deaths and mortality rates, by race: United States, final 2005 and preliminary 2006

Heron M, Hoyert D, Xu J, Scott C, et al. Deaths: Preliminary data for 2006. Hyattsville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: National Center for Health Statistics; June 2008. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/08newsreleases/mortality2006.htm

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Title
Deaths: Preliminary data for 2006
Publisher
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: National Center for Health Statistics
Publication Date
June 2008
Authors
Heron M, Hoyert D, Xu J, Scott C, et al.
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  • Life Expectancy

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