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Part I: Documenting the U.S. Health Disadvantage
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... health disadvantage" rela tive to other high-income countries has been building over time. Several studies using comparable data sources in the United States and United Kingdom have reported that Americans have higher disease rates and poorer health than the British.
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... So as not to duplicate the prior National Research Council (2011) study of mortality over age 50 and because of time constraints, the panel chose to focus on documenting differences between the United States and other high-income countries in life expectancy under age 50 and the causes of death responsible for years of life lost.
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... Given the breadth of material covered in Chapter 2, the panel had to be much more parsimonious in its approach to indicators and data sources.

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