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Dr. Ali Mockdad on Life Expectancy

Air date 06/17/11

Mississippians have some of the shortest life expectancies in the United States, according to a new study of Government Mortality data.  Dr. Ali Mokdad is a Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.  He tells MPB's Jeffrey Hess how his study determined life expectancy.

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