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How Cincinnati shapes up on life-expectancy study

Article interviews Jun Ying, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health at UC College of Medicine, and director of UC’s Center for Biostatistical Services.

A sweeping new national study of the impact of income on life expectancy presents some stark realities for Greater Cincinnati: Overall, we are living longer now than at the beginning of the 21st century. But our longevity ranks among the nation’s lowest, and a huge gap in life expectancy between rich and poor is only growing wider.

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