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Longevity Bulletin: Gender edition (Issue 5)

The fifth issue of the Longevity Bulletin explores the reasons why women live longer than men.

Gender edition, January 2015

All around the world, with just a few exceptions, women live longer than men; yet the differences in life expectancy varies considerably country by country. Why this should be the case is a matter of much research and debate. The investigations into how the gender gap evolved over time and the scope for future reductions are fascinating, but there are still many questions that need to be answered.

 

 

 

 

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