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    just came across this question andi had no chance of getting it right soo...ill be greatful if anyone can help........

    why is it useful to give data for men and women separately? and why are they often given in percentages?

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    Well...it makes sense. Eg if you're giving data on amount of acceptable daily alcohol consumption, men and women should drink different amounts because women can't metabolise alcohol as efficiently as men. There are many difference between males and females in biology, so it isn't correct to make a blanket statement to cover both sexes.
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    (Original post by Democracy)
    Well...it makes sense. Eg if you're giving data on amount of acceptable daily alcohol consumption, men and women should drink different amounts because women can't metabolise alcohol as efficiently as men. There are many difference between males and females in biology, so it isn't correct to make a blanket statement to cover both sexes.

    so how does number of deaths caused by smoking links to giving data separately for both sexes?
 
 
 
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