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Old 10-20-2016, 09:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Amateur Barbarian View Post
Stats like this tend to be deceptive because infant mortality was so high in most eras prior to the 20th century. I can't find a quick cite, but there's an index of adult lifespan assuming individuals reach 15 or 20 or 25 in good health - and that number is much higher, well into the 60s for most populations, 70s for any reasonably civilized culture.
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