Note: This dataset is historical only and there are not corresponding datasets for more recent time periods. For that more-recent information, please visit the Chicago Health Atlas at This dataset gives the average life expectancy and corresponding confidence intervals for each Chicago community area for the years 1990, 2000 and 2010. See the full description at:\EPI\OEPHI\MATERIALS\REFERENCES\Life Expectancy\Dataset description - LE by community area.pdf
Health & Human Services
health, life, death, historical
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Vital statistics files produced by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
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Community Area Number
Community Area
1990 Life Expectancy
1990 Lower 95% CI
1990 Upper 95% CI
2000 Life Expectancy
2000 Lower 95% CI
2000 Upper 95% CI
2010 Life Expectancy
2010 Lower 95% CI
2010 Upper 95% CI

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