Behavior, Health, and Aging

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for men prior to midlife and an advantage for women thereafter. The life expectancy advantage for women is somewhat reduced when there are adjustments for quality of life.


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Supported in part by grant PO 1-AR-40423 from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, and Skin Disorders of the National Institutes of Health. Some of the data presented in this chapter were also published in Kaplan, R. M., & Erickson, P. Gender differences in Quality-adjusted survival using a health-utility index. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 1999, 17( 4).


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