In the last 60 years, life expectancy in the United States rises, but the new study states that it has changed. As per the study report published last week in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. In the US, these rates reduced after 2014 for constant three years. The main reason appears to be more rates of death among youth. According to the report, among working-age Americans, death rates for all rights improved between 2010 to 2017. The leading causes were alcohol abuse, suicides, drug overdoses, and organ system disorder, such as diabetes.
Doctor Steven Woolf assisted in preparing the report. He is the formal director of the Virginia Commonwealth University, Center on Society and Health. According to him, the death rates are more among the youth. This is an emergent critical situation. And it is a typical American problem since it does not appear in other countries. Somewhat around life in America is responsible for that. The rising rates of midlife death hit some areas of the country harder than others. Increases were maximum in northern New England and the Ohio Valley. The severe economic condition for an extended period can cause long-lasting stress, which is dangerous to health.
As compared with other high-income countries, the problem of growing mortality rates in youth is much more serious in America because families are left to their own devices to fight with the world for survival. In other countries, there are more other support systems for people who face hard times. This information gathered from the National Center for Health Statistics and the U.S. Mortality Database from 1959 to 2017. The researchers also went through medical writings for studies of US life expectancy and death rates. Based on the researchers’ conclusions, life expectancy enhanced by almost ten years, from 69.9 to 78.9 years, during that period. But they conclude that rates had been dropping since 2014. As per Dr. John Rowe, professor at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. The decrease in life expectancy is not the same for all age groups. Also, he says this is actual evidence that death rates are growing only in middle age while they are lasting to drop in children, adolescents, and people over 65.