New Data Shows Life Expectancy Varies Within Phoenix, Other Cities

Published: Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:22pm
Updated: Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 3:04pm
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New research shows a 20-plus year discrepancy in life expectancy in different parts of Phoenix.

The new city health dashboard takes data from a number of metrics, including education, income, unemployment, access to parks, smoking and access to health care.

Oktawia Wojcik, a program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation — which helped compile the results — joined the Show to talk about this.

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