How good is Sullivan's method for monitoring changes in population health expectancies
? J Epidemiol Community Health 1997; 51(1):80-86.
The data shows that the UK has experienced one of the steepest slowdowns to both male and female life expectancies
during that time.
had a Life expectancies
in Japan are improving faster than any other country in the report
In comparison, Japan has seen gg the biggest improvement in the average annual increase in life expectancies
for both men and women.
in Japan are improving faster any other country in the report
This collection provides an overview of psychological and social psychological research dealing with expectancies
. "Expectancy" refers to those things that people presume will happen, often based on prior experience or on self-confidence, with perhaps the most well known instance emerging out of medical research--the placebo effect.
"The relationship is so deeply rooted that children growing up in communities with the most serious literacy problems in the country shockingly have life expectancies
26 years shorter than children from places with the fewest literacy problems.
Other countries with high life expectancies
include Australia, Spain, Italy, Iceland, Israel, France and Sweden.
According to the United Nations, only Japan (83.3) and Switzerland (82.7) now have higher life expectancies
are a different way of looking at life span - focusing instead on quality of life by dividing life expectancy into different states of health or disability.
The study, which looked at life expectancy by county from 1980 to 2014, found that the gap between the counties with the highest and lowest life expectancies
A large number of counties, predominantly in the states of Alabama, West Virginia and Kentucky, and some other states along the Mississippi river, had low life expectancies
. People born in 1980 in Owsley County, Kentucky, are likely to live 2.2 years longer than those born in 2014 (72.4 years, down to 70.2 years).