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Mar 29, 2021

Life Expectancy Falling for Adults Without a Bachelor’s Degree

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, education

Summary: Since 2010, there has been an absolute rise in mortality for adults without a college degree. For those with higher education experience, mortality rates have decreased during the same time period.

Source: Princeton University.

Life expectancy in the United States dropped in 2020 due to COVID-19, but, for American adults without a college degree, the increase in mortality in adulthood occurred even earlier, according to a new study authored by Anne Case and Sir Angus Deaton of Princeton University.

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