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Do women or men have a better chance of reaching 100?

December 11, 2012 4:49:24 AM PST
Women have a better chance of reaching the century mark than men.

According to Census data, fewer than 2 percent of Americans are 100 or older. Of that group, 80 percent are women.

Studies suggest that the disparity is because women handle age-related diseases better than men.

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