This Viewpoint discusses the narrowing life-expectancy gap between the US black and white populations and points out categories of disease and death that could further narrow the gap.
This study uses deidentified US tax records to estimate race- and ethnicity-adjusted life expectancy at 40 years of age by household income percentile, sex, and geographic area, and to evaluate factors associated with differences in life expectancy.
This population epidemiology study uses US National Vital Statistics System and WHO Mortality Database data to estimate differences in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries attributable to injury.
This prospective cohort study of Scottish patients with type 1 diabetes found that from the age of 20 years men had a loss of life expectancy of 11 years and women, 13 years.
This Viewpoint discusses the economics of the US health care system.
Moses and coauthors used public data, principally from 1980 to 2011, to describe and document the current anatomy and historical trends of health care in the United States.