Time series graph showing probability of survival to age 50 among men in the United States and selected OECD countries.

FIGURE 1-5Probability of survival to age 50 among men in the United States and selected OECD countries

NOTE: Each dot represents the level of life expectancy in a particular country. The large circle represents the position of the United States each year.

SOURCE: Data from Human Mortality Database (http://www.mortality.org/ [accessed December 8, 2010]).

From: 1, Difference Between Life Expectancy in the United States and Other High-Income Countries

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Explaining Divergent Levels of Longevity in High-Income Countries.
National Research Council (US) Panel on Understanding Divergent Trends in Longevity in High-Income Countries; Crimmins EM, Preston SH, Cohen B, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.
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