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Life Expectancy

  1. Jan 2, 2005 #1
    Why do females live longer than males?
     
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  3. Jan 2, 2005 #2

    matthyaouw

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    A quick google search found this:
    http://irm.wharton.upenn.edu/F02-Lemaire.pdf [Broken]
    I've read around a quarter of it already, and it discusses a number of potential reasons for the differences.

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    http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/1998/10.01/WhyWomenLiveLon.html [Broken]
    A less detailed article. Google again.
     
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  4. Jan 2, 2005 #3
    Thank you for the links.
     
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