female:male ratio in K-3 kids
sophiewi at uoguelph.ca
Wed Jan 10 17:34:02 EST 1996
Kim Cuddington (kcudding at uoguelph.ca) wrote:
: I dimly remember something from a biology class that more human males are
: conceived than females, but that there is a higher attrition rate for
: male fetuses. Perhaps medical techniques, improved nutrition etc are
: helping more males survive?? Okay, maybe not!
And I dimly remember from a biology class that as women
age, they are more likely to produce female babies than male babies. Is
it possible that the average age of the MOTHERS might be a factor here?
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