Table 3

Life expectancy at birth, years (Life expectancy index score)

Australia Non-Aboriginal

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Aboriginal-Non-Aboriginal Gap


1990/1

80.2 (.920)

59.6 (.577)

20.6 (.343)

1995/6

81.4 (.939)

59.4 (.573)

22.0 (.366)

2000/1

82.8 (.964)

59.6 (.576)

23.2 (.388)

Canada Non-Aboriginal

Canadian Aboriginal (Registered Indian)

Gap


1990/1

77.9 (.882)

70.6 (.760)

7.3 (.122)

1995/6

78.5 (.892)

72.2 (.787)

6.3 (.105)

2000/1

78.7 (.895)

72.9 (.798)

5.8 (.097)

New Zealand Non-Aboriginal

Māori

Gap


1990/12

76.4 (.856)

67.7 (.712)

8.7 (.144)

1995/6

78.0 (.883)

69.4 (.741)

8.6 (.142)

2000/1

79.6 (.910)

71.1 (.769)

8.5 (.141)

United States Non-Aboriginal

American Indian and Alaska Native

Gap


1990/1

75.4 (.841)

70.2 (.753)

5.2 (0.88)

1995/6

76.2 (.854)

71.1 (.768)

5.1 (.086)

2000/1

76.6 (.859)

70.6 (.760)

6.0 (.099)


Cooke et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2007 7:9   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-7-9

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