In the U.S., an individual’s education level is one of the strongest predictors of how long they will live. Since the mid-1980s, it has become an increasingly strong predictor. This is true for women and men and for different race and ethnic groups.
life expectancy, education, women
Demography, Population, and Ecology | Sociology
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Karas Montez, Jennifer, "Life Expectancy is Increasingly Tied to Our Education Level" (2019). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 3.
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