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Comparison of Men's and Women's Life Expectancy and Mortality

When it comes to life and death, men and women are not created equal. Couples should take this into consideration when evaluating the need for life insurance. The following charts illustrate the differences between male and female life expectancy and death rates (U.S. population).

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Source:

National Vital Statistics Report,

Volume 58, Number 19, May, 2010.