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id=”attachment 10944″ align=”aligncenter” width=”528″]Male9909map528 Source: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation /Daily Yonder. This map shows the change in longevity for men living in rural and exurban counties between 1999 and 2009. In the dark green counties, life expectancy increased by 2.1 years or more. In the brown counties, life expectancy was stagnant or decreased. Click on the map to see a larger version.

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