Maryland Men's Health Network

Maryland Menís Health Facts:

  • Women live 6 years longer than men.
  • This year 4,080 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed
    among men in Maryland.
  • 530 men will die from prostate cancer this year
  • What does this mean for spouses and families? In Maryland, among women married to men the same age as themselves, almost 15% will be widows as they enter retirement (ages 65-69).

State of Men's Health, Maryland
A comprehensive report on the status of men's health in the state of Maryland.  This report covers a broad range of health issues, including life expectancy by sex and race; obesity, top causes of death, prostate cancer mortality, the number of men and women in each age group, and an analysis of the life span gender gap.

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