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Do men get struck by lightening more than women?
February 28, 2011 4:11PM
Men are 4 times as likely as women to be struck by lightening in a storm due to 2 factors.
1. Men have more iron stores..women lose iron every month during menses.
2. Men are generally taller than women and lightening will hit the tallest object.