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Life Expectancy of Least-Educated Whites in the U.S. Drops

by Savitha C Muppala on September 24, 2012 at 11:47 PM
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 Life Expectancy of Least-Educated Whites in the U.S. Drops

Contrary to expectations, life expectancy for the country's least-educated whites has fallen in the last four years.

Earlier, educated Americans were enjoying the benefits of life expectancy but now research shows that life spans for the least educated Americans have come down.

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Some of the reasons for this could be that least educated Americans portray a tendency of prescription drug overdoes, higher rates of smoking, obesity and many of them do not have health insurance

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