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life expectancy

Post by kabuto » Mon Apr 03, 2006 7:58 am

why are women have higher life expectancy than man?

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Post by kiekyon » Mon Apr 03, 2006 8:14 am

men smoke and drink more

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Post by VeenaandNivyah » Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:50 am

thatz right :wink:
Men are usually more exposed than women. Hence, women have greter life expectancy.
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Post by kiekyon » Tue Apr 04, 2006 2:32 am

maybe it has something to do with this
male:female ratio
1.06:1.00

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Post by February Beetle » Tue Apr 04, 2006 12:17 pm

There are more male babies born but by adult hood in the same generation there are more females. Maybe it has something to do with there being so many X linked recessive diseases that very few women are affected by. Plus different gender roles, life styles. I was just learning about more X linked recessive Disease so it's like :shock:
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Post by kabuto » Thu Apr 06, 2006 1:04 pm

or it is to make sure that the number of sexually mature male and female remain about the same?

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