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How Growing Geographic and Racial Disparities Inhibit the Ability to Live Longer and Healthier Lives

Description
Provides a national-level overview of geographic disparities in life expectancy at mid-adulthood, as well as changes to life expectancy between 1980 and 2014. Discusses gender, racial, and rural differences in life expectancy. Presents nine strategies to address the geographic disparities.
Author(s)
Erwin J. Tan
Date
10/2020
Type
Document
Organization
AARP
Tagged as
Health disparities · Mortality · Public health · Racial and ethnic groups · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention