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Different Populations, Different Challenges 50 Years Ago Present Day “A GRAYBY BOOM”
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12.4 16.0 16.0 16.4 16.4 16.5 16.7 16.9 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.8 18.6 19.5 19.5 United States Finland United Kingdom France Croatia Latvia Estonia Spain Portugal Belgium Bulgaria Sweden Greece Germany Italy Japan Sources: Carl Haub, 2006 World Population Data Sheet . The World’s 15 ‘Oldest’ Countries and the U.S. Percent Age 65 or Older AIDS has taken its toll in Africa, Asia and even Latin America by reducing life expectancy in 34 different countries (26 of them in Africa).
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What are the leading causes of death in the United States?
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SOURCE: PLoS Medicine | The Washington Post - September 12, 2006 –Why the slow down? Exuberant growth of cities (Urbanization) • In 1900, about 12-15% of humankind lived in cities (225 million people) Prior to the 20 th Century cities were basically demographic black holes, epidemics and childhood disease • By 1950, about 30% of the world’s
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