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Life Expectancy

"Life Expectancy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably expected to live.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Life Expectancy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Life Expectancy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 655 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 50 publications in 2015
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