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In the U.S., which of the following gender/racial/ethnic groups has the longest life expectancy?

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Hispanic females have an average life expectancy of 84.2 years, as compared to 81.0 for white females, 79.1 for Hispanic males, 77.9 for black females, and 76.1 for white males. The higher life expectancy of Hispanics may be due to genetic factors, lifestyle choices, and stronger family and social ties, which correlate to better health.

DocumentationLife Expectancy, Race, and SexWhy Hispanics Live Longer






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