Life expectancy at birth, age 65, and age 75, United States, 2000

Life expectancy at birth, age 65, and age 75, United States, 2000

Courtesy National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Health with Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans, 2006.

Life expectancy for a female born in the United States in 2004 was about 80 years, but a woman who already lived to age 75 at that point would have survived vulnerable phases in her earlier life and could be expected to live well into her 80s.

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