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Your Zip Code Could Indicate When You Will Die

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Where you live in the U.S. could affect your lifespan, according to a new report from the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington that was just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Researchers broke down death, disease, and disability by county using data on the status of population health from surveys dating between 1990-2010.

There were some drastic differences in life expectancy across the nation. Top counties for both sexes included New York City, San Francisco, and Kings, NY. The top 10 bottom counties for both males and females were all in the South.



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