chapter  13
Long-term effects of the 1918 'Spanish' influenza epidemic on sex differentials of mortality in the USA: exploratory findings from historical data
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Sources: US Bureau of the Census 1975, Table BI07-115; and Anderson, Kochanek and Murphy, 1997, Table 5.

Figure 13.2 presents such data. In spite ofthe fact that the levels of e(O) 10 500

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0 0 1900 1920 1940 1960 1980

Figure 13.2 Females' advantage over males in expectation of life (solid, e(O), in years) and in age-standardised death rate (dotted, ASDR, per 100,000), United States, 1900-95.