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Studies epidemiologists had evidenced that the reduction of masculine mortality always was lesser and slower in relation to the feminine sex, this currently are comparativily observed in all the regions of Brazil: In the Country, in 2001, 7.8% of the total of men were in equal the etria band the 60 and more years and 0.9% had 80 years at least; for the women these values had been bigger, respectively, equal 9.3% and 1.3%. In 2002, of the total of masculine internments in hospitals of the SUS or they conveniados, 4.5%, 12.4% and 21% had been neoplasias malignant, illnesses of the circulatrio and respiratory device, respectively, whereas for the ones of 60 and more years, the values had been 7.3%, 29.4% and 20,1%.Para the greaters of 80 years, the ratios had arrived 4.8%, 30.5% and 25.1% for respective causes. (LAURENTI, JORGE, GOTLIEB, 2004, P. 37). It is fact that some illnesses reach more to the men what it reflects greater mortality, and how much to the exposition the risk factors such as violence, excessive alcoholic consumption and drugs also the use of the tobacco, among others cause an increase of the morbidade in this population, another factor verified in research are low adhesion of the men the campaigns of promotion and prevention. The research of Gomes, Birth, Arajo; (2007) they inform on the masculine morbidade and sample that the sensitization of the men and its profile of morbimortalidade strong is not associated with the values of thus described cultural sort and: The imaginary one of the man can imprison the cultural masculine and mooring cables, making it difficult the autocuidado adoption of practical of, therefore to the measure that the man is seen as virile, invulnervel and strong, look the health service, in a preventive perspective, could associates it weakness, fear and unreliability; therefore, it could it approaches it of the representations of the feminine universe, what it would possibly imply diffidences concerning this masculinidade socially instituted.

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