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Life Expectancy Data Shows U.S. Hispanic Population Lives Longer

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The U.S. Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics has issued the first statistical study on the life expectancy for U.S. Hispanic's vs. non-Hispanic white population.

The results indicate that, on average, a U.S. resident of Hispanic origin will live 2.5 years longer than non-Hispanics.

The Hispanic origin population life expectancy at birth is 80.6 years, 7.7 years longer than for the non-Hispanic black population.

This is also longer than the 77.7 years average for the population as a whole.

"United States Life Tables by Hispanic Origin," provides life tables by Hispanic origin based on 2006 death rate data.

The data is available for download at:

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_02/sr02_152.pdf

The full report is available at:

www.cdc.gov/nchs

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