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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.