- Non-Hispanic White women have a slightly lower life expectancy, dropping 0.1 year
- Life expectancy for non-Hispanic black men and for Hispanic men increased 0.1
- Life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women increased 0.2 years
(CNN)White girls born this year may not live as long as white girls born the year before, according to new life expectancy research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The news is better for non-Hispanic black males and Hispanic men and women. Life expectancy is the number of years you can expect to live based on a statistical average for the population.