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Chinese beat Americans in ‘healthy life expectancy at birth’

At 68.7 years, Chinese babies born today enjoy slightly longer “healthy life expectancy at birth” – a term referring to the number of years one stays physically fit – than their American counterparts. In the USA, the corresponding figure is 68.5 years, according to the latest World Health Statistics compiled by the World Health Organization.   Huang Kuangshi, of the Chinese Population and Development Research Center, told […]

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