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How the Fall in U.S. Life Expectancy Compares to Other Wealthy Nations

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9. France
> Chg. in life expectancy, 2019-2021: -0.14 years (+2.12 years more than U.S.)
> 2019 life expectancy: 82.76 years (3.90 years higher than U.S.)
> 2021 life expectancy: 82.62 years (6.02 years higher than U.S.)

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8. Belgium
> Chg. in life expectancy, 2019-2021: -0.06 years (+2.20 years more than U.S.)
> 2019 life expectancy: 81.84 years (2.98 years higher than U.S.)
> 2021 life expectancy: 81.78 years (5.18 years higher than U.S.)

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7. Switzerland
> Chg. in life expectancy, 2019-2021: +0.06 years (+2.32 years more than U.S.)
> 2019 life expectancy: 83.79 years (4.93 years higher than U.S.)
> 2021 life expectancy: 83.85 years (7.25 years higher than U.S.)

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6. Finland
> Chg. in life expectancy, 2019-2021: +0.12 years (+2.38 years more than U.S.)
> 2019 life expectancy: 81.91 years (3.05 years higher than U.S.)
> 2021 life expectancy: 82.03 years (5.43 years higher than U.S.)

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5. Denmark
> Chg. in life expectancy, 2019-2021: +0.15 years (+2.41 years more than U.S.)
> 2019 life expectancy: 81.43 years (2.57 years higher than U.S.)
> 2021 life expectancy: 81.58 years (4.98 years higher than U.S.)

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