Research report 2017 - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Women live longer but men are healthier
Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung, Rostock
SummaryThere are gender differences in health. Although women on average live longer, they generally suffer from poorer health than men. Researcher Anna Oksuzyan investigates the reasons at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. What adds to the complexity of her research is that the differences between men and women vary across countries and cultures.