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Life Expectancy

Known as: Expectancies, Life, Expectancy, Life, Life Expectancies 
Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably expected to live.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2016
Review
2016
Summary Background Improving survival and extending the longevity of life for all populations requires timely, robust evidence on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
IMPORTANCE The relationship between income and life expectancy is well established but remains poorly understood. OBJECTIVES To… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Each year, the American Cancer Society estimates the numbers of new cancer cases and deaths that will occur in the United States… Expand
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Strong evidence shows that physical inactivity increases the risk of many adverse health conditions, including major… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The health benefits of leisure-time physical activity are well known, but whether less exercise than the recommended… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Exposure to fine-particulate air pollution has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality, suggesting that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Combination antiretroviral therapy has led to significant increases in survival and quality of life, but at a… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Context Middle-aged adults who are overweight or obese may have shorter life expectancies than normal-weight adults, but how much… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Is human life expectancy approaching its limit? Many--including individuals planning their retirement and officials responsible… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Information on life expectancy and risk factors for early death among patients with sickle cell disease (sickle cell… Expand