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Healthy Life Expectancy in North Carolina, 1996-2000

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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.
SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 129, Jan 2002, p1-16, il, bibl