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Poor New Yorkers tend to live longer than other poor Americans

Study suggests living near to preferences - and tax base - of wealthy neighbours may boost lifespans

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The study found that several measures of access to medical care had no clear relationship with longevity among the poor in New York. But there were correlations with smoking, exercise and obesity.

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NEW York is a city with some of the worst income inequality in the country. But when it comes to inequality of life spans, it's one of the best.

Impoverished New Yorkers tend to live far longer than their counterparts in other US cities, according to detailed new research

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