Data for Life Expectancy at Birth by County, 2010-2012
Data NotesThe life expectancy algorithm is modeled after Chiang (Chiang CL (1984) Life Table and Mortality Analysis, Malabar (FL), Robert E. Krieger Publishing Co.). More detailed life expectancy estimates for other age groups and by race can be found on the State Center for Health Statistics website: http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/data/lifexpectancy/ U.S. data are for 2010.
DefinitionLife expectancy (LE) represents the average number of additional years that someone at a given age would be expected to live if he/she were to experience throughout life the age-specific risk of death observed in a specified reference period.
How We Calculated the Rates
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/23/2013