Gender-specific life expectancy in Europe 1850-2010 / edited by Martin Dinges / Andreas Weigl.

Stuttgart : Franz Steiner Verlag, 2016.
216 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm.


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  • Introduction
  • The drifting apart of gender-spesific life expectancies in Europe 1850-2010 / Andreas Weigl
  • Germany and Austria
  • The impact of biological factors on sex differences in life expectancy : insights from a natural experiment / Marc Luy
  • The gender gap in life expectancy in Austria and the change in the working environment (c. 1900-1950) / Andreas Weigl
  • The reduction of the gender gap in life expectancy in Austria since the 1980s : an educational phenomenon? / Johannes Klotz
  • Western Europe, Belgium and the Netherlands
  • Gender specific mortality trends over the epidemiological transition : a view from the British mainland 1850-2000 / Alice Reid, Eilidh Garrett, Chris Dibben, Lee Williamson
  • The evolution of the gender gap in life expectancy in Belgium and the smoking epidemic (1841 to 2013) / Patrick Deboosere
  • The mortality gender gap in the Netherlands 1850-2000 / Frans van Poppel, Fanny Janssen
  • Sweden
  • Gender-specific life expectancies in Sweden 1810-1980 / Sam Willner
  • Changes in the gender gap in life expectancy in Sweden : A cohort analysis with the most recent trends / Orjan Hemstrom
  • Switzerland
  • The evolution of the gender gap in Switzerland since 1876 / Raymond Kohli
  • How do causes of death influence the evolution of the gender gap in life expectancies in Switzerland? / Christoph Junker
  • Conclusions
  • Gender gap similarities and differences in Europe / Martin Dinges, Andreas Weigl
  • Authors.
  • 9783515112581 (print : alk. paper)
  • 3515112588 (print : alk. paper)
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  • 9783515112581
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