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QuickStats: Life Expectancy at Age 65 Years, by Sex and Race --- United States, 1999--2004

During 1999--2004, life expectancy at age 65 years increased by 1.0 year for the overall U.S. population, 1.1 years for white men, 0.8 years for white women, 0.9 years for black men, and 1.3 years for black women.

SOURCES: CDC. United States life tables. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/datawh/statab/unpubd/mortabs/lewk3_10.htm.

CDC. National Vital Statistics Report. Deaths: final data for 2004. In press.

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Date last reviewed: 2/22/2007

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