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News clipping from the Wed., April 17, 1912 issue of the Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Except for Titanic: It's everyone for himself on sinking ships

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — A hundred years after the Titanic sank, two Swedish researchers on Thursday said when it comes to sinking ships, male chivalry is "a myth" and more men generally survive such disasters than women and children.

Economists Mikael Elinder and Oscar Erixon of Uppsala University also showed in their 82-page study that captains and their crew are 18.7 percentage points more likely to survive a shipwreck than their passengers.

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