Effect of the age of castration of human mental patients on their estimated median length of life vs. the median length of life in non-castrated inmates; data are for men who survived to at least the age of 40. Horizontal error bars = ½ the age range for each age bin. The horizontal black line and shaded area at the bottom of the figure represent the median estimated lifespan of non-castrated males and its uncertainty (presumably one SEM, but not stated). Drawn from the data of Table 10 of Hamilton and Mestler (1969)
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