The "One City" section of our site intends to give you a bit more context to the stories in Exceeding Expectations. Often we will put an example of one person into the perspective of the larger population. Other times we will define terms and discuss policy implications as they arise.
We begin by defining "life expectancy."
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Put simply, life expectancy is the average number of years a person of any given age will live. Usually, people talk about life expectancy at birth –...
What is "life expectancy" and why should you care?