Life Spans Fall For Low-Educated Whites

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Life Spans Fall For Low-Educated Whites

While the lives of the nation’s most highly educated have lengthened, the life expectancy for white Americans without a high school diploma has, since 1990, dropped by five years for women and three years for men, to 73.5 and 67.5 respectively. What do you think?

  • “Being white is hard.”

    Alexander Zelenev
    Truck Stop Proprietor
  • “Maybe they live just as long as everyone else, but they can’t count the years.”

    Hannah Wheeler
    Risk Management Specialist
  • “How much education do you need to not die?”

    Carter Oswald
    Pedicab Driver