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Table 1 Summary of life expectancy and lifespan inequality by country and sex

From: The gap in life expectancy and lifespan inequality between Iran and neighbour countries: the contributions of avoidable causes of death

Country/sex Males Difference a Females Difference a
A. Life expectancy (LE)
 Iran 76.2 80.0
 Kuwait 80.2 −4.0 81.0 −1.1
 Qatar 82.8 −6.6 85.2 −5.3
 Turkey 75.6 + 0.5 81.0 −1.0
B. Lifespan inequality (LI)
 Iran 18.5 16.1
 Kuwait 15.1 + 3.4 12.8 + 3.3
 Qatar 14.0 + 4.5 14.6 + 1.5
 Turkey 16.2 + 2.3 15.0 + 1.1
  1. aDifferences were computed comparing Iran’s sex specific LE or LI with the other countries