Average life expectancy at birth increased 0.4 years for black men, 0.2 years for Hispanic women and 0.1 years for Hispanic men in 2014, but declined 0.1 years for white women, according to a report released April 20 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “This is the first time in over 20 years that a decline in life expectancy at birth has been observed for any group in the United States,” the report notes. Life expectancy at age 65 increased 0.3 years for Hispanic men, 0.2 years for Hispanic women and 0.1 years for all other groups.
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