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U.S. Hispanics Outlive General Population: CDC
Date:10/13/2010

living in the United States for a time, she said.

David J. Lee, a professor of epidemiology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, said multiple factors probably influence the findings.

"One of the theories is that it is lifestyle and culture," Lee said. Genetics is likely another contributor, he said.

And a trend called the "salmon bias" may also affect the statistics, Lee said.

"The bias is that among immigrants, as their health starts to fail them in their older years they return to their home countries to live out their remaining years and die in their home country," Lee explained. Their deaths are therefore not recorded in the United States, effectively reducing the death rate.

Highlights of the report, which relied on death certificates from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories, include:

  • Life expectancy for Hispanic men at birth is 77.9 years, and for those who live to age 65, it increases to 84 years. For Hispanic women, life expectancy is 83.1 years and after age 65, it increases to 86.7 years.
  • Life expectancy for white men at birth is 75.6 years and for those who survive to age 65, it increases to 82.1 years. For white women, life expectancy is 80.4 years and after age 65, it increases to 84.7 years.
  • Life expectancy for black men is 69.2 years and at age 65, it increases to 80 years. For black women, life expectancy is 76.2 years at birth, and at age 65, it increases to 83.4 years.

Lee said more research is needed to tease out the differences and he cautioned against viewing Hispanics as a single entity.

"It's a mistake to lump Hispanics into one general category," he said. "There is so much diversity among Hispanic subgroups."

More information

To see the full report, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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