Life expectancy decreases in some locations
Since the early 1960s, average life expectancy in the
“The fact that the health of a pretty large part of the population is stagnating or getting worse is a pretty unusual thing,” says study coauthor Majid Ezzati, a population researcher at the Harvard School of Public Health in
Women still live longer than men. From 1961 to 1999, the average life expectancy for men in the
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