HLTA02H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Birth Weight, Genitourinary System, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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Women are not a homogenous group, life experiences of women vary across. Racial minority women are especially disadvantage was they deal with ethic and sexual discrimination. Women get sicker, but men die quicker in developed countries. At the turn of the 19th century, women"s life expectancy has climbed. The life expectancy between men and women are slowly narrowing. Canada is 9th overall (79), 11th in women (81. 7), and 7th in men (76. 3) for life expectancy compared to the world. Ricmond, bc in canada has the highest life expectancy while region de nunaik in quebec has the lowest. First nation life expectancy is 76. 6 women and 68. 9 men. The highest cause of mortality is coronary heart disease (chd), affects more men than women. Women report incidences of illness then men. Highest rates of separation in women at the hospital was due to pregnancy, circulatory disease, digestive diseases, and respiratory diseases. Women are more likely to be hospitalized overall.

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