Some scholars suggest that countries considered to have significant practices of prenatal sex-selection are those with birth sex ratios of 108 and above (selection against females) and 102 and below (selection against males).
This assumption has been questioned by some scholars.
Other researchers argue that an unbalanced sex ratio should not be automatically held as evidence of prenatal sex-selection; Michel Garenne reports that many African nations have, over decades, witnessed birth sex ratios below 100, that is more girls are born than boys.
Angola, Botswana and Namibia have reported birth sex ratios between 94 and 99, which is quite different than the presumed "normal" sex ratio, meaning that significantly more girls have been born in such societies.
Over 1000 articles have been published in various journals. The scientific studies are based on extensive birth and death records in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe.
Two of the often cited reviews of scientific studies on human sex ratio are by W. A few of these studies extend to over 100 years of yearly human sex ratio data for some countries.
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This has been explained by sex differences in genetic and biological makeup, with boys being biologically weaker and more susceptible to diseases and premature death.Like most sexual species, the sex ratio in humans is approximately 1:1.Due to higher female fetal mortality, war casualties, gender-selective abortions and infanticides, aging, and deliberate gendercide.Consequently, the sex ratio tends to reduce as age increases and among the elderly, there is usually a greater proportion of females.For example, the male to female ratio falls from 1.05 for the group aged 15 to 65 to 0.70 for the group over 65 in Germany, from 1.00 to 0.72 in the United States, from 1.06 to 0.91 in mainland China, and from 1.07 to 1.02 in India.While this seems like a good problem to have, it’s often a reason women stop online dating.It almost becomes a full-time job to sort through dozens of messages every day — just to find one that proves the person actually read your profile that doesn’t start with “Hey baby.” What women need are dating sites that can give them the fun and satisfying experience they’re looking for — while also giving them the filtering options and safety features they need to find their diamond in the rough.In most populations, adult males tend to have higher death rates than adult females of the same age (even after allowing for causes specific to females such as death in childbirth), both due to natural causes such as heart attacks and strokes, which account for by far the majority of deaths, and also to violent causes, such as homicide and warfare, resulting in higher life expectancy of females.For example, in the United States, as of 2006, an adult non-elderly male is 3 to 6 times more likely to become a victim of a homicide and 2.5 to 3.5 times more likely to die in an accident than a female of the same age.These studies suggest that the human sex ratio, both at birth and as a population matures, can vary significantly according to a large number of factors, such as paternal age, maternal age, plural birth, birth order, gestation weeks, race, parent's health history, and parent's psychological stress.Remarkably, the trends in human sex ratio are not consistent across countries at a given time, or over time for a given country.