Across America, babies born just a few miles apart have dramatic differences in life expectancy. To improve health we need to improve people’s opportunities to make healthy choices—in the places where they live, learn, work, and play.

 

Washington, DC

7 yrs

Just a few metro stops can mean a 7-yr life expectancy difference for babies born in the D.C. area.

Washington, D.C.

Babies born to mothers in Maryland's Montgomery County and Virginia's Arlington and Fairfax Counties can expect to live six to seven years longer than babies born to mothers in Washington, D.C.—just a few subway stops away.

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New Orleans

25 yrs

Just a few miles can mean a 25-yr difference in life expectancy for babies born in New Orleans.

Kansas City Map

14 yrs

Just a few miles can mean a 14-yr difference in life expectancy for babies born near Kansas City.

Minneapolis Map

13 yrs

Just a few miles can mean a 13-yr difference in life expectancy for babies born near Minneapolis.

San Joaquin Vly

9 yrs

Just a few miles can mean a 9-yr diff in life expectancy for babies born in San Joaquin Valley.

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