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Inequality in healthy life expectancy at birth by national deciles of area deprivation: England, 2011 to 2013

     
  1.   Males in the most deprived areas could expect to live 52.2 years in ‘good’ health, compared with males in the least deprived areas who could expect to live 70.5 years in ‘good’ health.
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  3.   Females in the most deprived areas could also expect to live less of their lives (52.4 years) in ‘good’ health, compared with females in the least deprived areas (71.3 years).
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  5.   Males in the most deprived areas had a life expectancy 9.0 years shorter (when measured by the range) than males in the least deprived areas. They also spent a smaller proportion of their shorter lives in ‘good’ health (70.5% compared to 84.9%).
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  7.   Females in the most deprived areas had a life expectancy 6.9 years shorter (when measured by the range) than females in the least deprived areas. They could also expect to spend 16.7 percentage points less of their lives in ‘good’ health (66.2% compared to 82.9%).
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  9.   Males in the least deprived areas could expect to live 19.1 years longer in ‘good’ health than those in the most deprived areas as measured by the slope index of inequality (SII). For females, this was 19.5 years.
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 Inequality in healthy life expectancy at birth by national deciles of area deprivation: England, 2011 to 2013

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