Life expectancy is the statistical measurement of the years a newborn child can expect to live, barring accidents and unnatural events. Live expectancy in the U.S. is currently 75.7 years for men and 80.8 years for women. The U.S. ranks 37th in the world for longevity. Life expectancy in the U.S> has steadily increased since 1960 and is expected to increase through 2020.
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