Literacy Associated With Longevity

Literacy Associated With LongevityLiteracy Associated With Longevity

Promotion of literacy can increase the life expectancy average according to studies conducted, says Farzam Bidarpour, an official of Kordestan Medical university. “Literacy plays an important role in health care, as each year of education can increase life expectancy by 0.7 years,” Mehr News agency quoted him as saying. In the past, life expectancy was 55 years in the country, which has increased to 75 at present. One important factor which has led to longevity has been literacy promotion.