Question: Who lives longer married or single woman?

THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Married folks not only live longer than singles, but the longevity gap between the two groups is growing, U.S. government health statisticians report.

Who lives longer in marriage?

Married men and mortality Men who have marital partners also live longer than men without spouses; men who marry after age 25 get more protection than those who tie the knot at a younger age, and the longer a man stays married, the greater his survival advantage over his unmarried peers.

Does marriage shorten life?

Being married raises the life expectancy of both men and women above those that are unmarried. Women are also generally better off than men; worldwide their life expectancy exceeds that of men by a few years.

Does divorce take years off your life?

An increasing amount of research has indicated that divorce has a surprising effect on longevity. A 2011 study found that that adults who were divorced were 23 percent more likely to die younger than those who had remained married, and divorced men were twice as likely to meet an early grave than women.

Do Divorced people live shorter lives?

By up to 46 percent. A 2011 study found that that adults who were divorced were 23 percent more likely to die younger than those who had remained married, and divorced men were twice as likely to meet an early grave than women.

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