Study shows that Canadians have better life expectancy than Americans

A new study in the USA shows that life expectancy for Canadians is more than in the USA. The study measured health-related quality of life (HRQL). The HRQL for people over 40 years is better in Canada. The health adjusted life expectancy (HALE) for a 19 year old was 2.7 more years in Canada than in the USA.

Two cited reasons are:

a) Universal health care in Canada

b) the higher degree of social inequity in the USA

Here is the abstract, and here is the provisional PDF.



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I think this is one way to show to all, not only to people of US that health matters big time. We need to make sure that we are doing the right way to protect it.