Mortality Rates and Life Expectancy
Knock knock: is anyone interested in what has been going on for a decade?
This week, the House of Lords looked at mortality rates among men and women and the impact of austerity. They pointed to a study that showed life expectancy had slowed in the UK since the early 2010s, claiming over 300,000 excess deaths.
The study analysed trends in age-standardised mortality rates and reported that for those living in the most deprived …