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Native Americans’ life expectancy drops due to COVID-19

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The pandemic set Native Americans further behind other major racial and ethnic groups in terms of life expectancy. The estimated loss in life expectancy at birth for Native Americans is 4.5 years in 2020 and 6.4 years in 2021 relative to 2019. Native Americans experienced disproportionately high rates of deaths from COVID-19 due to poverty, crowded housing, and chronic disease.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Native Americans’ life expectancy drops due to COVID-19

Story at a glance Researchers compared life expectancy at birth in 2019 to 2020 and 2021 when COVID-19 cases were surging.  Native Americans’ loss in life expectancy at birth in 2020 was …

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Life expectancy drops for Native Americans due to COVID-19

The pandemic reduced Native American life expectancy at birth from the already low 72 years in 2019 to about 67 years in 2020 and about 65 years in 2021 for both sexes combined.

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Researchers find decline in life expectancy among Native Americans due to COVID-19

Native Americans experienced disproportionately high rates of deaths from COVID-19 due to poverty, crowded housing, high rates of chronic disease, employment in frontline jobs, and limited access to quality health care.

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Life expectancy drops for Native Americans due to COVID-19

The pandemic reduced Native American life expectancy at birth from the already low 72 years in 2019 to about 67 years in 2020 and about 65 years in 2021 for both sexes combined.

2 months ago·United States
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Life expectancy drops for Native Americans due to COVID-19

Native Americans have experienced disproportionately high rates of deaths from COVID-19 due to poverty, crowded housing, high rates of chronic disease, employment in frontline jobs, and limited access to quality health care.

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Life expectancy drops for Native Americans due to Covid

Native Americans experienced disproportionately high rates of deaths from COVID-19 due to poverty, crowded housing, high rates of chronic disease

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