FIGURE 1-5. U.S. male life expectancy at birth relative to 21 other high-income countries, 1980–2006.

FIGURE 1-5U.S. male life expectancy at birth relative to 21 other high-income countries, 1980–2006

NOTES: Red circles depict newborn life expectancy in the United States. Grey circles depict life expectancy values for Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and West Germany.

SOURCE: National Research Council (2011, Figure 1-3).

From: 1, Shorter Lives

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U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health.
National Research Council (US); Institute of Medicine (US); Woolf SH, Aron L, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2013.
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