FIGURE 1-8. Probability of survival to age 50 for females in 21 high-income countries, 1980–2006.

FIGURE 1-8Probability of survival to age 50 for females in 21 high-income countries, 1980–2006

NOTES: Red circles show the probability a newborn female in the United States will live to age 50. Grey circles show the probability of survival to age 50 in 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 1-6).

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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