Category Archives for Death Rate

Higher Altitude Means Much Lower Death Rates

A new study from Austria reports “Lower mortality rates in those living at moderate altitude“. As we’ll see here, higher altitude means much lower death rates. Here’s a graph showing


Victorians had robust health

How the Mid-Victorians Worked, Ate and Died Analysis of the mid-Victorian period in the U.K. reveals that life expectancy at age 5 was as good or better than exists today, and the incidence of degenerative