Centre for Gender Medicine
Supporting research and education towards innovation in health care via promotion and implementation of sex and gender analysis.
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In the European region as a whole in 2011, average life expectancy at birth was 72 for men and 79 for women, a difference of 7 years.Of particular concern is the high level of premature mortality among men. There were 630,000 deaths among men of working age (15-64) in 2007 across Europe. By comparison, there were 300,000 deaths in women of working age (The European men’s health forum 2013).
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