Expected years of life free of chronic condition-induced activity limitations - United States, 1999-2008.

@article{Molla2013ExpectedYO,
  title={Expected years of life free of chronic condition-induced activity limitations - United States, 1999-2008.},
  author={M Tamzid Hossain Molla},
  journal={MMWR supplements},
  year={2013},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={87-92}
}
Over the 20th century, the U.S. population has witnessed major changes in fatal and nonfatal health outcomes. Mortality has declined, and life expectancy has increased continuously; chronic conditions have replaced acute diseases as leading causes of both illness and death. During 1900-2008, average life expectancy at birth for the total U.S. population increased from 47.3 years in 1900 to 78.1 years in 2008, a gain of 30.8 years. In addition, an increasing proportion of the U.S. population is… CONTINUE READING