VisBit 6: USA Life Expectancy

As part of various Social ChangeMaking projects, Humantific does a lot of Social SenseMaking in our own United States of America backyard. We are interested in explaining complex social conditions from a human-centered / life-centered perspective. Here we are looking at life expentancy of the US population.

There is considerable variation of life expectancy by race/ethnicity. Asian Americans have the highest life expectancy, while African Americans have the lowest.

To learn more about what fuels these gaps see: The Measure of America 2010-2011!

Data Source: Kristen Lewis and Sarah Burd-Sharps. The Measure of America 2010-2011. New York: The New York University Press, 2010. Social SenseMaking by Humantific / UnderstandingLab.

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