Black Women Outlive Black, White Men

Carpenter, Keri
June 2008
Jet;6/30/2008, Vol. 113 Issue 25, p14
The article presents the findings by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that black women have the second longest life expectancy of any other gender or race in the United States. White woman have the longest life expectancy. Comments from doctor Terry Mason are presented which connect the life expectancies of black men and women to regular visits to a physician.


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