drierac at deakin.edu.au
Tue Dec 20 13:21:02 EST 1994
In response to Kathy Woodgolds comments:
It is my perception that marital violence plays a big role in shortening the
women's lifespan. This is not easily tested quantitatively because death that
is brought on by violence may actually be listed under a number of other
Sorry to be so pessimistic about my own sex!
Also the role of food in determining longevity is grossly overstated. The main
determinants of longevity appear to be social class and genetics.
Chris Driver, Ph D
School of Biology and Chemistry, Rusden Campus
662 Blackburn Rd
Clayton, VIC, 3168
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