American life expectancy is still declining, with Native Americans being the hardest hit.

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 According to research from New Colorado Boulder University, the life expectancy of Native Americans in the United States fell by a staggering 4.7 years during COVID-19 epidemics, nearly three times that of whites and more than any other ethnic group. Is.




 

The study also found that in 2021, while its peers around the world appeared to be recovering from a historic decline in life expectancy in 2020, the United States experienced an even higher death rate.

“With the widespread availability of vaccines in the United States, there is a strong hope that 2021 will look better than 2020,” said co-author Ryan Masters, an assistant professor of sociology. “It simply came to our notice then. The United States did not take COVID as seriously as other countries did, and we paid a terrible price, with blacks and blacks suffering the most.”


 

This dissertation is the latest in a series of joint authorship by researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and the Washington, D.C.-based Urban Institute.


 

The first, published in the British Medical Journal, found that between 2019 and 2020, overall American life expectancy decreased by almost two years, the largest decline since World War II.

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Ethnic minorities suffered the most, with the average age falling to 3.25 years for black Americans and nearly four years for Hispanics, while it was 1.36 years for whites.


 


 

 




 

JULY VOUCHER
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