In what ways do boys/men fare worse than girls/women in Western societies?

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  • Boys are more likely than girls to repeat kindergarten. (USA)

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  • Boys in K-12 in public schools are more likely than girls to be classified as having mental retardation. (USA)

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  • Men are more likely than women to be homeless.

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  • Men are more likely than women to have problems with drugs and alcohol.

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  • Men are much more likely than women to die of opioid overdose.

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  • Boys are more likely than girls to be delayed entering kindergarten. (USA)

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  • Boys/men are a lot more likely than girls/women to be autistic.

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  • Men are significantly more likely than women to die on the job.

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  • Boys are more likely than girls to die, in every age bracket, including babies in the first month of life. (USA)

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  • Boys are a lot more likely than girls to be diagnosed with ADHD.

  • Boys are a lot more likely than girls to be suspended or expelled from school.

  • Men (including from 15 years up) are a lot more likely than women to commit suicide.

  • Men are a lot more likely than women to die before they reach their 40s.

  • Men in their 20s are significantly more likely than women to die of homicide.

  • Boys/men are a lot more likely to be in correctional facilities than girls/women.

  • Boys are more likely than girls to be diagnosed with communication disorders.

  • Men are significantly more likely than women to be in prison.

  • On average, boys drop out of the education system a lot earlier than girls.

  • Men (especially young men) are more likely than women to cause a driving accident, and are less likely to survive a serious crash.