The secret of long life? Go to universityby Letizia Orlandi - 2013.02.18
Studying can make you live longer according to the OECD, based on data from 12 EU countries. The data shows that male university graduates live on average up to eight years longer, while female students gain four years, compared to their non-graduate peers. The difference in life expectancies is most evident in central Europe. In the Czech Republic, for example, university students live on average 17 years longer compared to their co-nationals who have basic education. In Portugal, the difference is only three years. Education, then, is an elixir for life, it seems. But according to the data, it has other benefits too, including greater social interaction and higher levels of satisfaction.
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