Justice, Inequality, and Health

[Revised entry by Gopal Sreenivasan on August 27, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Among American men, there is a 15.4 year difference in life expectancy between Asians and high-risk
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[Revised entry by Gopal Sreenivasan on August 27, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Among American men, there is a 15.4 year difference in life expectancy between Asians and high-risk urban blacks, where these groups constitute, respectively, the best-off and worst-off groups of men in the 'eight Americas' analysis of mortality in the United States by Murray and colleagues (2006). Among American women, the corresponding difference in life expectancy is 12.8 years,...

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