>>New Study Ranks Pennsylvania In The Lower Half Of U.S. States For Longest Life Expectancy
(Pittsburgh, PA) -- A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics ranks Pennsylvania in the lower half of U.S. states with the highest life expectancy. According to the report, Pennsylvania ranks 28th with an average life expectancy of 78-point-three-years, with Keystone State men living to 75-point-seven-years-old and women reaching 80-point-nine-years-old. Hawaii ranked first the country with an average lifespan of 80-point-nine-years, with Mississippi coming in last at 74-point-four-years. The NCHS looked at data from 2019 and did not update its report to reflect any changes in life expectancy caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.