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What are your digits?

Health by Numbers

Did you know a person living in East Palo Alto will on average die 19 years before a person living in the County’s most affluent areas? Your zip code says more about you than you think. Research shows that where you live influences how healthy you are and how long you’ll live. In San Mateo County, we see similar trends for how poor health outcomes and inequities are related to a person’s race, income, education and place. See how where you live and how long you live are related on this San Mateo County-wide life-expectancy mapand on this City by City Mortality table. Also, find out more on how you can advance policies to support health eating and active living.