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Study: Life Expectancies In Franklin County Vary

Mar 12, 2015

A new study finds wide differences in life expectancies among Franklin County residents.

The Columbus Foundation and Osteopathic Heritage Foundation study shows people living in some communities may only live to the age of, while people in a neighboring ZIP code may live to the age of 84. Researchers say ethnicity, poverty and neighborhood environment all play a role in life expectancy. Results of the study were released Wednesday at the Columbus Metropolitan Club.