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5523
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This study seeks to calculate healthy life expectancy for North Carolina's population. Among the results were the following: the state's overall life expectancy at birth is 75.6 years; women live longer than men; whites live longer than minorities; healthy life is on average 63 years, with 12.6 years spent with health status perceived as either fair or poor.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 129, Jan 2002, p1-16, il, bibl
Record #:
24887
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Years of potential life lost refers to the number of years left to live at death below life expectancy. According to the data presented, certain habits and preventative measures can be targeted in health promotion programs.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 130, Feb 2002, p1-9, bibl, f
Record #:
24886
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The life expectancy is affected by factors such as how many years will be spent in good mental health, good health and good mobility. This survey shows significant factors affecting health and life expectancy in North Carolina.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 129, Jan 2002, p1-16, il, bibl, f
Record #:
29398
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This report presents a complete set of life tables (each year of age) based on 1971-1981 mortality data and the 1980 census. These life tables provide a snapshot of the current statewide average mortality experience in North Carolina, and compares life expectancy by race and sex.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 34, May 1984, p1-23, bibl, f
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29464
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Premature deaths are a national problem and reduction of these deaths is an important objective for health policy. This study measured premature mortality in North Carolina in terms of years of potential life lost, by considering the number of potential years left to live at each age of death.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 130, Feb 2002, p1-9, bibl, f