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January 18, 1990 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Black men in Harlem are less likely to live to the age of 65 than men in Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest nations, according to a study appearing today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study comparing the Manhattan neighborhood just north of Central Park with Bangladesh concluded that for women, overall survival to the age of 65 was somewhat better in Harlem, but only because the death rate among girls under 5 is very high in Bangladesh.
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January 18, 1990 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Black men in Harlem are less likely to live to the age of 65 than men in Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest nations, according to a study appearing today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study comparing the Manhattan neighborhood just north of Central Park with Bangladesh concluded that for women, overall survival to the age of 65 was somewhat better in Harlem, but only because the death rate among girls under 5 is very high in Bangladesh.
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