This Visualizing Health Metrics infographic, based on the Global Burden of Disease Studies 2013, provides information on changes in average life expectancy in the United States, World Bank–defined “high-income countries,” and globally from 1990 to 2013.
January 19, 2016
January 21, 2014
Globally, smoking prevalence — the percentage of the population that smokes every day — has decreased, but the number of cigarette smokers worldwide has increased due to population growth.
April 19, 2012
IHME's county-by-county estimates of life expectancy released in April 2012 show that women’s lifespans are improving at a much slower pace than men's nationwide.