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Table 9 Life expectancy at birth and measures of variance for the entire set of countries and for country groups in selected years (in years)

From: Disparities in length of life across developed countries: measuring and decomposing changes over time within and between country groups

  Males Females
  1970 1984 1994 2004 2010a 1970 1984 1994 2004 2010a
Overall life expectancy 67.83 69.78 70.82 73.64 75.22 74.45 77.09 78.29 80.41 81.52
  EME 68.49 71.78 74.02 76.76 78.18 74.76 78.39 80.16 82.12 83.10
  CEE 67.11 67.29 67.99 71.09 72.40 73.00 74.51 76.06 78.57 79.58
  FSU 65.91 64.27 60.84 63.69 66.21 74.64 74.46 73.04 75.42 77.10
Max-Min range between country groups 2.57 7.51 13.18 13.07 11.97 1.76 3.93 7.12 6.71 6.01
Overall standard deviation 1.97 3.30 5.22 5.22 4.86 1.51 2.19 3.06 3.03 2.80
  EME 1.87 1.52 1.32 1.29 1.14 1.61 1.35 1.28 1.40 1.27
  CEE 1.12 1.44 1.81 2.26 2.37 0.45 0.72 1.25 1.77 1.74
  FSU 1.50 1.25 2.17 2.73 2.56 0.79 0.88 1.24 2.06 2.06
  1. Note: aAs in Table 1