County of Orange, Health Care Agency
LIFE EXPECTANCY IN ORANGE COUNTY REACHES A NEW HIGH
(Santa Ana) – A new report from the Orange County Health Care Agency finds that over the last 20 years the average life expectancy in Orange County has increased by five years, from 76.9 in 1990 to 81.9 years in 2010. Orange County residents live almost four years longer than the national average.
“We are very pleased that life expectancy in Orange County is at a new high,” said Mark Refowitz, Health Care Agency Director. “But there is still more to do in reducing health disparities within our community.” Continue reading