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Unformatted text preview: people born in a specific year. Life expectancy can vary depending on: 1) Nation-- In 1998, the life expectancy at birth for a person born in the U.S. was 76.1 years, compared to 80 years in Japan and less than 50 years in the African nations of Burundi, Chad, Rwanda, and Uganda. 2) Sex-- Females born in the United States in 2000 have a life expectancy of about 80 years, whereas men born in that year have a life expectancy of about 73 years. 3) Race-- African American men, for example, have a life expectancy at birth of about 65 years, compared to 74 years for white males....
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