Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Want to Live Longer? Choose a Young Spouse

Source: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Related to life expectancy choosing a wife is easy for men – the younger the better. The mortality risk of a husband who is seven to nine years older than his wife is reduced by eleven percent compared to couples where both partners are the same age. Conversely, a man dies earlier when he is younger than his spouse.

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