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Life Expectancy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Life Expectancy
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.308.985.450
N01.224.935.464
N06.850.505.400.975.450
N06.850.520.308.985.450
Unique ID
D008017
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008017
Annotation
IM for human, NIM for animal; consider also LONGEVITY
Scope Note
Based on known statistical data, the number of years which any person of a given age may reasonably be expected to live.
Entry Term(s)
Life Extension
Years of Potential Life Lost
See Also
Longevity
Mortality, Premature
History Note
was in Cat H & N 1979-81; was in Cat N only 1968-78; was in Cat G only 1967; was in Cat G & I 1963-66
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/01
Life Expectancy Preferred
Years of Potential Life Lost Related
Life Extension Related
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