Scottish life expectancy 'still lowest in UK'

Scottish life expectancy 'still lowest in UK'
 

Life expectancy for Scottish men and women has continued to improve - but they still die younger on average than people anywhere else in the UK.
Statistics from the National Records of Scotland put life expectancy at 77.1 years for baby boys born in the past three years, and 81.1 years for girls.
This was two years lower than the UK average for men, and 1.7 years lower than the female average.
And there were considerable differences between different areas of Scotland.
It showed males in East Dunbartonshire can expect to live for 80.5 years - 7.1 years longer than in Glasgow City, which has... read more

 
29 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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