Female mortality soars in southern states

04/5/2013 | Incidental Economist, The

Female mortality increased in 42.8% of U.S. counties between 1992 and 2006, according to a recent study, while male mortality rates ticked upward in just 3.4%. Troublingly, women in southern states bore the brunt of the decline in life expectancy, while western and northeastern states saw substantial improvement. "The map depicts a shocking pattern of female hardship, primarily in the southeast and midwest," writes Bill Gardner.

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