In D.C., Life Expectancy Gap Shrinking Between Blacks and Whites

June 17, 2011  |  

(DC Centric) — People in D.C. are expected to live longer these days than a decade ago, and the gap between whites and blacks is shrinking.  This is according to a new study released yesterday by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, which examined average life expectancies across 3,148 counties and jurisdictions.

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