U.S., Arizona life expectancy falls, driven by deaths of younger people

//U.S., Arizona life expectancy falls, driven by deaths of younger people

U.S., Arizona life expectancy falls, driven by deaths of younger people

WASHINGTON – After decades of steady increases, life expectancy in the U.S. ticked down slightly in the most recent years data was collected, a drop attributed to a rise in “cause-specific” deaths like suicides and drug overdoses among those aged 25 to 64. The same was true in Arizona where, even though life expectancy was still higher than the national average, it was dropping at a similar rate. The report in the Journal of the American Medical Association said that after rising to 79.1…

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