Concept Check: How death changes over time
Two types of statistical data can be used to illustrate changes in encounters with death in American society: death rates and average life expectancy. How have these sets of data changed over the last hundred years in the United States? People in American society a hundred years ago often died of communicable diseases; today they often die of degenerative diseases. How do we distinguish these two types of death, and what are the patterns of dying that are associated with them typically like?
This concept check should be at least 300 words in length and formatted per APA style requirements. You should cite your textbook and include a reference page, however a title page is not necessary for this assignment.