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MINORITY DEATH RATE DROPS!!

WASHINGTON - The average life expectancy in the United States in 2008 — the first full year of the recession — was 77.8 years, a slight drop from 2007, according to the National Vital Statistics Report from the National Center for Health Statistics.

Hispanics, Asian Pacific islanders, American Indians and Alaska natives had the lowest death rates out of all ethnicities measured in the report.
Compared with the death rate of non-Hispanic Caucasians, Asian Pacific islanders' death rate was 40 percent lower, Hispanics' death rate was 30 percent lower and American Indians and Alaska natives' death rate was 20 percent lower, according to the report.

 

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