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Shetlanders get five more years as life expectancy in Scotland reaches new high

LIFE expectancy in Scotland has improved but health inequality between richer and poorer areas has worsened in the past decade, according to new figures.

Men can now expect to live 74.6 years and women 79.6 years – up from 72.1 and 77.8 ten years ago. The most dramatic improvement has been among Shetlanders, who are now living almost five years longer than they were in 1996. for more click here

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