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The myth of the baby boomer


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The myth of the baby boomer

This report presents evidence that baby boomers (in this report defined as between the ages of 55-70) are a diverse group of people in virtually every aspect of their lives.

Part of the findings examine the health of baby boomers and finds that whilst some baby boomers can expect to live a long time in good health, men in the most deprived parts of the England can expect to live to 52.2 year in good health compared with 70.5 in the least deprived areas. 6.7 million people aged 45-64 have a long standing illness or a disability.