Silver Book Fact
Life expectancy between 1980 and 2013, by gender
In the United States between 1980 and 2013, the life expectancy for males increased by 6.4 years and by 3.8 years for females.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, 2014 with Special Feature on Adults Aged 55-64; 2014. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus14.pdf. Accessed June 30, 2015