Economic Inequality Linked To Life Expectancy Gap Between St. Johns and Putnam Counties
New research from the University of Washington suggests that better economic conditions and healthier lifestyles in St. Johns County have led to a longer life expectancy for residents than in neighboring Putnam County.
The healthy lifestyles pay off. Women here can expect to live to be nearly 83, four years longer than they did just two decades earlier, according to research at the University of Washington. Male life expectancy is more than 78 years, six years longer than two decades ago.