Interesting Male Facts: Part two
I thought this would be a good time for another Male Facts post. Here’s is a link to the first one which was extremely popular:
Interesting Male Facts: Part One
- In proportion to overall body mass, the human penis is thicker and longer than any other primate.
- 75% of men reach orgasm after 2 minutes of stimulation.
- About 3% of men suffer from delayed ejaculation. This is the opposite of premature ejaculation (lasting less than 2 minutes) where it would take over 45 minutes for a man to ejaculate. Often a man with this condition can only ejaculate during masturbation.
- Globally, boy babies are 25% more likely to die in infancy than girl babies
- After the first 6 weeks of conception there is no embryological difference between a male and female. After the first 6 weeks the Y chromosome kicks in and produces Testosterone that encourages the development male characteristics – mainly penis and prostate.
- About 56% of boy babies born in the U.S. are circumcised at birth, representing a decline of 20% since 1950. Worldwide, approximately 30% of men have been circumcised
- Boys are four times more likely to develop autism than girls.
- Higher levels of testosterone in boys and men generally cause greater levels of aggression, competition, self-assertion, and self-reliance than in women. In addition, the amygdala (the part of the brain involved in producing emotion) is typically larger in males, resulting in more aggressive, uncontrollable emotions.
- Men are more than twice as likely to commit suicide than women. In some countries (such as Russia and Brazil), suicide rates among men are up to six times higher than those for women.
- Lip cancer, throat cancer, Stomach and bladder cancer are much more common in men than women.
- Average height today for men in the U.S. is just over 5′ 9″ (175 cm) and average weight is approximately 190 pounds (86 kg). In 1960, average height for men was about 5′ 8″ (172 cm) and average weight was just over 166 pounds (75 kg).