Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Longevity still increasing in the US

In 2010, the age-adjusted death rate for the United States was 746.2 per 100,000 population.  Take a look at this chart that shows age adjusted death rates by state:

Notice how the highest rates are clustered in the Southeast.

Here is a chart of age specific death rates:

Infant mortality is improving (going down):

These charts were produced by the CDC.

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