Category: Perplexity

STATE OF HEALTH REPORT SHOWS GROWING DESPAIR AMONG AMERICAN MEN

STATE OF HEALTH REPORT SHOWS GROWING DESPAIR AMONG AMERICAN MEN

The decline in life expectancy is occurring in part due to deaths from despair. From 2007 to 2017, the mortality rate from drug overdoses increased 82%, to 21.7 deaths from 11.9 per 100,000. Over the same 10-year period, suicide rates increased 24%, to 14.0 deaths from 11.3 per 100,000 resident population.

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