What's Killing White Women Summary

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What’s Killing White Women? Study’s at the University of Illinois at Chicago, say the people without a high school diploma are losing years off their lives. The research goes on to show that White men without high-school diplomas had lost three years of their life’s while uneducated with woman are losing up to five years life expectancy. Although women generally outlive men in the U.S., their studies suggest a large decline in the average age of death, from almost 79 to a little more than 73, shows an increasing number of women are dying in their twenties, thirties, and forties.in the article, What’s killing white women, a man by the name of Jay Olshansky goes to say, “We actually don’t know the exact reasons why it’s happened, I wish we did.”…show more content…
They claim the last time researcher’s found a change of this magnitude, was in Russian men. That they had lost seven years after the fall of the Soviet Union when they began drinking more and taking on other risky behaviors. I personaly think that americans have taken tere own roll in these studys due to our unhealthy choosings and eating habits. One theory the article portrayed is that low-income white women smoke and drink and abuse prescription drugs like OxyContin and street drugs like meth wich in the end will shorten your life expectancy dramatically but these are common chooses made by uneducated people . When it comes down to it 21st--century America. Lack of access to education, medical care, good wages, and healthy food isn’t just leaving the worst-off Americans behind. It’s killing them. Now the real question is why would white women be more likely to engage in risky

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