Baby girls in Cowpen, Blyth, have the lowest life expectancy
in the region, excluding Teesside, at 75.
One of the starkest differences was in Wirral, where two bordering areas near Birkenhead are separated by a gulf of 19 years in healthy life expectancy
Between the 1999-2001 and 2014 reporting periods, life expectancy
for people in all age groups improved.
In addition, risk factors - obesity, smoking, diabetes, hypertension and such - explained about three-quarters of the variations in life expectancy
, while the remaining was explained by socioeconomic factors, such as poverty, income, race, education and race.
The National Audit Office says there is a "pattern of inequality in healthy life expectancy
at birth, whereby the estimate falls in line with the increasing deprivation".
The majority of local areas in the bottom 50 with the lowest life expectancy
at birth (68% of areas for boys and 70% for girls) were in Wales and the north of England.
The gap in life expectancy
at birth between the most and least deprived areas stood at 7.
An important reason why global life expectancy
has improved so much is that fewer children are dying before their fifth birthday," Margaret Chan, WHO director general said in a statement.
A report a few weeks ago by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) ranked Israel as having the eighth highest life expectancy
among the 36 most developed nations.
To examine life expectancy
in greater detail among HIV-positive residents of the United States and Canada, researchers working with NA-ACCORD, a large collaboration of HIV study groups, conducted the study described here.
The next stage of our analysis will look to see how life expectancy
differs according to risk-factor profiles, which will give us greater insight into where the improvements have occurred.
at Birth, by Sex and Black or White Race--National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000-2011 *