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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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Textbook Problem

U.S. life expectancy at birth is the highest in the world.

_____ True _____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “U.S. life expectancy at birth is the highest in the world” is true or false.

Introduction: Life expectancy at birth refers to the expected number of years a person is estimated to live on an average provided all other conditions such as mortality rate remains constant. It is often used as a general indicator of the health of a population.

Explanation

Life expectancy depends on a number of factors such as availability of appropriate health care resources, socioeconomic status of the population, availability of clean and safe environment, and it varies from one region to another. There has been an increase in the longevity of life due to technological advancement in healthcare sector...

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