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Healthy Life Expectancy (over age 65), Men & Women
StatesAll Races, Both Sexes, Life ExpectancyAll Races, Both Sexes, HEALTHY Life ExpectancyMales only, all races, Life ExpectancyMales only, All races, HEALTHY Life ExpectancyFemales only, all races, Life  Expectancy
Mississippi17.510.815.810.119
West Virginia17.51116.210.318.6
Kentucky17.61116.210.218.9
Alabama17.611.116.110.318.9
Tennessee1811.916.511.219.2
Oklahoma17.71216.410.818.8
Louisiana17.91216.411.619
Arkansas18.112.216.611.619.3
Georgia18.212.416.711.619.4
North Carolina18.612.717.111.719.8
South Carolina18.512.916.91219.7
Texas18.912.917.512.220
Missouri18.51317.111.719.6
Indiana18.513.21712.219.7
Ohio18.513.21712.219.6
Illinois19.113.517.612.620.3
Nevada18.713.717.412.819.9
Michigan18.813.917.412.820
Pennsylvania18.913.917.412.820.2
State average**19.113.917.712.920.3
New Mexico19.613.918.413.120.8
New Jersey19.61418.112.920.8
District of Columbia1914.117.11320.5
Alaska19.114.11813.320.2
Virginia18.914.217.513.320.1
Kansas1914.217.613.120.1
Idaho19.414.218.313.120.3
Wyoming1914.417.913.720.1
Maryland19.214.417.813.320.4
Nebraska19.314.517.913.120.4
Rhode Island19.414.517.813.120.7
New York2014.518.513.621.2
Montana19.214.618.113.420.2
North Dakota19.914.618.112.921.5
Maine1914.717.513.520.2
Delaware19.214.717.913.520.2
California20.314.718.913.821.5
Iowa19.414.817.813.420.7
Wisconsin19.514.91813.420.8
Oregon19.3151813.920.4
Massachusetts19.71518.213.820.9
South Dakota19.8151813.321.3
Utah19.81518.914.320.7
Arizona20.21518.913.721.3
New Hampshire19.415.1181420.6
Washington19.415.118.11420.5
Vermont19.415.21813.920.6
Colorado19.815.318.514.320.9
Florida20.415.41914.321.7
Minnesota20.115.618.614.321.4
Connecticut20.215.718.714.321.3
Hawaii21.316.219.31523.2

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Rose Hoban is the founder and editor of NC Health News, as well as being the state government reporter. Hoban has been a registered nurse since 1992, but transitioned to journalism after earning degrees...