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KeyStudy3:Daly and wilson-Investigation of gender-related life expectancy

Aim:To find out if homicide rates would vary as a function of local life expectancy in Chicago.

Procedure:this was a correlational study using survey data from police records,school records and local demographic records.Local area average life expectancies,ranging from 54.3-77.4 were compared to homicide rates in those areas.


The homicide rates varied from 1.3 to 156 homicides per 100,000 persons per annum in the local area.The correlation between homicide rate and…


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