Higher Income = Better Overall Health

According to a recent report by the Urban Institute and the Center of Society and Health, “Americans with the highest incomes are living longer than the poorest citizens.” The report shows health rates in relation to all levels of income, not just the upper and lower levels — and the upper levels of the income distribution correlate with healthier and longer lives than do all of the income levels below.

Check out the most up-to-date Centers for Disease Control (CDC) publication Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults for further details on health data.


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