Aussies' life expectancy among the world's best




  1. How much longer on average can women expect to live than men in Australia?
  2. Justify the claim that "more than half" of the deaths are attributed to heart disease and cancer.
  3. Whose life expectancy is increasing at a faster rate in Australia, men or women?
  4. Do some research to find out how the following claims were made in the article:

    "Unmarried adult men died at rates up to four times higher than wedded males."

    "The high proportion of Aboriginal residents in the Top End left the Northern Territory with a death rate 58% higher than the national average".




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