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Cost of Healthcare and Average Life Expectancy World Averages show USA a MASSIVE Outlier – InfoGraphic

July 20, 2012 by Dike Drummond MD
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I love infographics when they actually add impact to a statistical disparity. Here is one originally published by National Geographic in 2009 showing three things. The average annual cost of healthcare per person in countries around the world – left vertical axis The average life expectancy in those same countries – right vertical axis Whether or not the nation has national health insurance – the color of the line[read more]

Life Expectancy Inequality

June 30, 2011 by John Goodman
Eight Immortals

Among 50 year old men, those in the highest education group are now projected to live almost six years longer on average than those in the lowest education group.[read more]

Race and Sex Matter

March 15, 2011 by John Goodman

What’s interesting about this one is how consistent the racial differences are over more than 25 years.  There’s very little closing of any gap between races in either gender, and not much closing of the gap between the sexes either. From “Explaining Divergent Levels of Longevity in High-Income Countries” via Aaron Carroll. [read more]

Education Increases Life Expectancy

March 15, 2011 by John Goodman

From “Explaining Divergent Levels of Longevity in High-Income Countries” via Aaron Carroll.   [read more]