eWellness: Reasons men die earlier than women
On an average, the lifespan is around 5 years greater for women than men in the United States, and 7 years longer worldwide. The composition of people aged 65 years and older is 57% female, and for 85+ it is 67% female.Why does the ratio of men and women begin to tilt favorably towards women over time when the ratio is roughly equal in early adulthood?Major reasons include:
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