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Americans living longer, enjoying greater health and prosperity, but important disparities remain
Date:3/27/2008

continued to decrease with age. Thirty-nine percent of people age 75 and over had below basic health literacy, compared with 23 percent of people ages 65 to 74 and 13 percent of people ages 50 to 64.


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