A separate study found single people not only had a five percent higher chance of developing cardiovascular disease compared to married people but married people also lived longer.
While it is not clear why having children is linked to a longer life, the researchers suggest it might be down to children helping to look after their ageing parents, be it through physical care, emotional support or even arguing for better treatment.
"At 60 years of age, the difference in life expectancy was two years for men and 1.5 years for women", said the study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Men who were not married but had children were also living longer than those with a spouse.
"Support from adult children to aging parents may be of importance for parental health and longevity", researchers say in the report.
As per a new study, having kids can help increase your lifespan.
Age specific risks of death were calculated and compared for each calendar year for people who had had at least one child and for those who were childless.
When influencing factors such as education were taken into account, the difference in death risk did increase with age between parents and non-parents.
At the age of 80, men with children could expect to live a further 7.7 years, while those without live, on average, seven years.
Individuals were more likely to live longer if they had at least one child.
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