Life with and without disease: women experience more of both.

  title={Life with and without disease: women experience more of both.},
  author={Eileen Crimmins and Jung Ki Kim and Aaron Hagedorn},
  journal={Journal of women & aging},
  volume={14 1-2},
This paper examines gender differences in life with and without six major diseases, including both mortal and morbid conditions. Disease prevalence and health behavior data are from the 1993-1995 National Health Interview Surveys for the United States. Vital registration data are the source of mortality rates used in computing life expectancy. The Sullivan method is used to estimate life lived with and without disease and risky behavior for men and women at various ages. Women live more years… CONTINUE READING

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