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North Carolina Faces Significant Racial Disparities in Life Expectancy

Posted By Tazra Mitchell On May 8, 2012 @ 3:54 pm In NC Budget and Tax Center,Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

In this week’s Prosperity Watch [1], we analyze State Center for Health Statistics data that shows how North Carolina is still experiencing a persistent racial disparity between the life expectancy rates of white populations and those of black populations. Life expectancy serves as an important indicator of overall quality of life.

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[1] this week’s Prosperity Watch: http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=node/880

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