Category: life expectancy

Mortality Rate Decreases Sharply in 2006

Preliminary number of death in the U.S. in 2006  fell to 2,425,900, a 22, 117 decrease from the 2005 total. With a rapidly growing older population, declines in the number of deaths (as opposed to death rates) are unusual, and the 2006 decline is likely the result of more mild influenza mortality  in 2006 compared Read More >

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