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The Rich Live Longer Everywhere. For the Poor, Geography Matters.

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The top 1 percent in income among American men live 15 years longer than the poorest 1 percent; for women, the gap is 10 years. These rich Americans have gained three years of longevity just in this century. They live longer almost without regard to where they live. Poor Americans had very little gain as a whole, with big differences among different places.

Source: The Rich Live Longer Everywhere. For the Poor, Geography Matters. – The New York Times

 

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