Dartmouth Study Links State Tax Spending to Middle-Aged Mortality Rates

Todd MacKenzie, PhD, leads a study on longevity in the U.S. in relation to state social welfare commitment. There is a strong association between the amount that U.S. states spend on their residents through statewide taxation and state government expenditures and middle-aged mortality rates, according to a new Dartmouth study in the journal PLOS One:

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0214463

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https://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/news/2019/dartmouth-study-links-state-ta…