Global statistics on women
We are more advanced technologically and are staying alive longer than ever before, but are we truly advancing when it comes to the way we live given the rates of disease and strain on our health care systems? As epi-genetic research demonstrates, our life choices changes our very DNA genetic makeup. The articles in this site demonstrate people living in a way that bucks the trend these statistics show – the way of the livingness highlights how women experience life so differently when they live true to who they are.
77% of women view their menstrual periods as something that they have to put up with.
In 2014, about 2,380 Australian women are expected to be diagnosed with uterine cancer.
In 2014, about 840 Australian women are expected to be diagnosed with cervical cancer.
The body type portrayed in advertising as the ideal is possessed naturally by only 5% of American females.
Fertility problems are estimated to affect 1 in 6 or 1 in 7 couples in the UK– approximately 3.5 million people.
Eating disorders represent the second leading cause of mental disorder disability for young females.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in post-menopausal Australian women.
25% of college-aged women engage in bingeing and purging as a weight-management technique.
Women had 90.5% of all surgical cosmetic procedures performed in the UK in 2013.