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Fallahzadeh H, Hadian E. Comparison of Life Expectancy Levels of Men and Women in Yazd Province in 1996 and 2003.. JSSU. 2007; 14 (4) :55-58
URL: http://jssu.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1298-en.html
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Introduction: Life expectancy at birth is an indicator of the mean age that a new born will live and this indicator is one of the criteria for evaluation of the heath, economic and social conditions. Methods: In this descriptive study, the life expectancy table of men and women in Yazd state is calculated on the basis of probability of death in different age groups during the years 1996 and 2003. Results: In 1996, the life expectancy at birth of women and men were 74.5 and 71.9 years, respectively, while these figures in2003 were 79.5 and 71.9 years, respectively. In 1996, the most and the least life expectancies were in Taft and Mehriz, while in 2003, the most and the least life expectancies were in Mehriz and Yazd city. Conclusion: The results show that the life expectancies of both man and women has increased in Yazd and this increase was more marked in women than men.
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Received: 2011/01/10

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