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Data for Life Expectancy at Birth by County, 2010-2012

County Age in Years Lower Limit Upper Limit
Alamance 77.9 77.5 78.4
Alexander 77.4 76.5 78.2
Alleghany 78.6 77.0 80.2
Anson 75.8 74.7 76.8
Ashe 77.9 76.9 78.9
Avery 77.5 76.2 78.9
Beaufort 76.5 75.7 77.3
Bertie 76.6 75.3 77.8
Bladen 75.7 74.7 76.6
Brunswick 78.3 77.8 78.9
Buncombe 79.2 78.8 79.5
Burke 76.5 75.9 77.0
Cabarrus 78.2 77.8 78.6
Caldwell 75.5 74.9 76.2
Camden 79.1 77.3 80.9
Carteret 77.8 77.1 78.4
Caswell 75.9 74.7 77.1
Catawba 76.6 76.2 77.1
Chatham 81.3 80.6 82.0
Cherokee 76.6 75.4 77.7
Chowan 78.0 76.6 79.4
Clay 77.8 76.0 79.7
Cleveland 75.0 74.4 75.5
Columbus 74.2 73.5 75.0
Craven 78.0 77.5 78.5
Cumberland 76.1 75.7 76.4
Currituck 76.6 75.5 77.7
Dare 79.1 78.2 79.9
Davidson 76.8 76.4 7.2
Davie 79.1 78.3 80.0
Duplin 78.1 77.4 78.8
Durham 79.4 79.0 79.7
Edgecombe 75.8 75.0 76.6
Forsyth 78.2 77.9 78.5
Franklin 78.1 77.4 78.8
Gaston 75.6 75.2 76.0
Gates 77.0 75.4 78.7
Graham 75.1 72.9 77.2
Granville 78.8 78.1 79.5
Greene 78.6 77.5 79.8
Guilford 79.0 78.7 79.2
Halifax 74.8 74.0 75.6
Harnett 77.0 76.5 77.5
Haywood 78.4 77.7 79.1
Henderson 79.5 79.0 80.0
Hertford 77.0 75.9 78.1
Hoke 76.4 75.6 77.2
Hyde 76.7 73.8 79.6
Iredell 77.3 76.9 77.8
Jackson 79.0 78.1 79.9
Johnston 77.4 76.9 77.8
Jones 75.0 73.2 76.8
Lee 76.8 76.1 77.6
Lenoir 75.3 74.6 76.0
Lincoln 77.3 76.8 77.9
Macon 77.8 76.9 78.8
Madison 78.8 77.6 80.0
Martin 75.9 74.9 76.9
McDowell 77.4 76.6 78.2
Mecklenburg 80.2 80.0 80.4
Mitchell 77.1 75.8 78.3
Montgomery 77.0 75.9 78.2
Moore 80.1 79.5 80.7
Nash 76.2 75.6 76.7
New Hanover 79.6 79.3 80.0
Northampton 76.6 75.2 77.9
Onslow 78.3 77.9 78.8
Orange 81.1 80.6 81.6
Pamlico 78.9 77.3 80.5
Pasquotank 77.0 76.1 77.8
Pender 78.1 77.4 78.9
Perquimans 78.4 76.6 80.2
Person 76.9 76.0 77.7
Pitt 77.9 77.5 78.4
Polk 79.9 78.6 81.2
Randolph 77.1 76.6 77.5
Richmond 73.9 73.1 74.7
Robeson 74.3 73.8 74.8
Rockingham 76.1 75.5 76.6
Rowan 75.9 75.5 76.4
Rutherford 76.4 75.8 77.0
Sampson 76.1 75.4 76.9
Scotland 74.5 73.5 75.5
Stanly 76.6 75.9 77.3
Stokes 77.2 76.4 78.0
Surry 76.6 76.0 77.2
Swain 72.2 70.6 73.8
Transylvania 80.4 79.5 81.4
Tyrrell 74.8 71.9 77.7
Union 79.3 78.9 79.6
Vance 75.4 74.6 76.3
Wake 81.3 81.1 81.5
Warren 78.4 77.1 79.7
Washington 77.6 76.1 79.1
Watauga 81.5 80.8 82.3
Wayne 76.3 75.8 76.8
Wilkes 77.4 76.7 78.0
Wilson 77.1 76.5 77.7
Yadkin 77.6 76.8 78.5
Yancey 76.4 75.0 77.8
North Carolina 78.2 78.1 78.3

Data Notes

The 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.

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Definition

Life 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

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Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/23/2013


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