Chivalry on Sinking Ships Only a Myth, Researchers Find | Bloomberg


Crew members had the highest survival rates in shipwrecks, followed by captains and male passengers, according to the report today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The research found that women’s survival rate on 16 maritime disasters from 1852 to 2011 was half that of men’s, and children had the worst chance of getting off the boat alive.

Chivalry on Sinking Ships Only a Myth, Researchers Find – Bloomberg.

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