New Jersey fact of the day

Life expectancy for an Asian female living in Bergen County, New Jersey: 91 years.

Here is the source, via Jason Kottke.  Yes, lifestyle and attitude matter.  This is one indication that the American health care system isn’t as bad as it is sometimes made out to be.

Addendum: From a different direction, here is Levitt and Dubner on paying doctors to wash their hands.


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