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The Evolution of Mean Paternal Age from 1900 to the Present Day – Are Today’s Fathers Really Older than Back in the Days?

Kai Willführ, Sebastian Klüsener

Recent drastic increases in the mean paternal age at birth have spurred public health concerns because advanced paternal age seems to be associated with detrimental offspring outcomes. We show that in many countries current mean paternal ages are not unprecedented.Detailed description

Research keywords: Fertility Development; Health Care, Public Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology

Region keywords: Europe

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