Statistical Differences

Like to crunch numbers? Here are a few guy-versus-girl calculations that might interest you.

• According to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, men are approximately three times more likely to commit suicide than women. • Based on information from the World Health Organization, men are 2.7 times more likely to become involved in a traffic accident. • According to the FDA, women are three times more likely to suffer from migraines than men. • The World Health Organization suggests that men are four times more likely to die of a smoking related illness. • Heart disease is the leading cause of death of American women and kills 32% of them.• More women die from heart disease than men every year, but women only receive:o 33% of angioplasties, stents and bypass surgeries o 28% of implantable defibrillatorso 36% of open-heart surgeries • Warren Farrell claims childless women who have never married earn 117% more in income than their childless male counterparts.• According to the United Nations, 84% of parliamentary seats across the world are held by men. • The WACC claims that 58% of the world’s TV news readers are women, but only 21% of news subjects are female. • In 2002, there were approximately 96.6 men for every 100 women in the United States.• In 2004, women earned 23.5% less than men earned.• Jobs dominated by women are typically lower-paying than jobs dominated by men.• WCU’s student population is 46% men and 54% women.

For more information, visit the FDA or World Health Organization websites.