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Drowning Concerns.

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Males lead drowning statistics.

Risk-taking males are disproportionately representing the majority of the state's drowning deaths.

Men account for 78 percent of fatalities in the water -- with three losing their lives at Victorian beaches within the past week.

University of NSW associate professor ROB BRANDER has told 3AW Breakfast.. while many beach-goers simply don't know how to read the ocean, it also comes down to the way males are built.

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