The Rich Have More of Everything

08-May-2019
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Social class-based longevity gaps have not really budged over the past two decades.
Higher incomes are associated with lower mortality rates, lower incomes with higher mortality rates.
The cumulative effects of social division on the lifespan causes low income workers to die sooner.
Males with earnings of about $12,000 per year, have a 30% higher dying rage than the average retired worker.
CEOs earn 361 times more than the average worker in their firm, therefore they also live longer.
At age 118 the socioeconomic life expectancy gap closes.

Low income workers still die sooner—a lot sooner—than high income people
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