30 items that cost women more than they cost men

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Does It Cost More to Be a Woman?

It's expensive to be a woman, and it's not just because it costs a lot to maintain one's appearance.

There's a "pink tax" involved, or a surcharge in which women are sometimes charged more than men are charged for many products.

A recent study from New York's Department of Consumer Affairs, called "From Cradle to Cane: The Cost of Being A Female Consumer," demonstrated how this is a problem that often plagues females from birth until they're senior citizens.

Here are 30 items that, according to the study, are on average more expensive for women than they are for men.

Shampoo and conditioner

Percent difference: 48%
Average women's price: $8.39
Average men's price: $5.68
Based on 16 products sampled
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Razors

Percent difference: 11%
Average women's price: $8.90
Average men's price: $7.99
Based on 20 products sampled

Cartridges for razors

Percent difference: 11%
Average women's price: $17.30
Average men's price: $15.61
Based on 18 products sampled

Lotion

Percent difference: 11%
Average women's price: $8.25
Average men's price: $7.43
Based on 10 products sampled

Deodorant

Percent difference: 3%
Average women's price: $4.91
Average men's price: $4.75
Based on 20 products sampled
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Body wash

Percent diference: 6%
Average women's price: $5.70
Average men's price: $5.40
Based on 18 products sampled

Dress pants

Perecent difference: 6%
Average women's price: $75.66
Average men's price: $71.71
Based on 40 products sampled

Dress shirts

Percent difference: 13%
Average women's price: $58.11
Average men's price: $51.46
Based on 40 products sampled

Sweaters

Percent difference: 6%
Average women's price: $63.19
Average men's price: $59.45
Based on 42 products sampled
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Jeans

Percent difference: 10%
Average women's price: $62.75
Average men's price: $57.09
Based on 50 products sampled

Shirts

Percent difference: 15%
Average women's price: $29.23
Average men's price: $25.51
Based on 40 products sampled

Socks

Percent difference: 3%
Average women's price: $9.98
Average men's price: $9.73
Based on 40 products sampled

Bikes/scooters

Percent difference: 6%
Average girls' price: $86.72
Average boys price: $81.90
Based on 22 products sampled
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Toys

Percent difference: 11%
Average girls' price: $29.49
Average boys' price: $26.49
Based on 20 products sampled

Backpacks

Percent difference: 0.8%
Average girls' price: $25.99
Average boys' price: $25.79
Based on 20 products sampled

Toys for kids in preschool

Percent difference: 9%
Average girls' price: $21.65
Average boys' price: $19.85
Based on 14 products sampled

Helmets and padding

Percent difference: 13%
Average girls' price: $25.79
Average boys' price: $22.89
Based on 20 products sampled

Crafts products

Percent difference: 7%
Average girls' price: $32.79
Average boys' price: $30.59
Based on 10 products sampled

Kids' shirts

Percent difference: 13%
Average girls' price: $15.82
Average boys' price: $13.95
Based on 20 products sampled

Kids' jeans

Percent difference: 8%
Average girls' price: $24.63
Average boys' price: $22.83
Based on 20 products sampled

Baby pants

Percent difference: 9%
Average girls' price: $18.33
Average boys' price: $16.77
Based on 20 products sampled

Onesies for babies

Percent difference: 4%
Average girls' price: $20.91
Average boys' price: $20.07
Based on 20 products sampled
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Baby sweaters

Percent difference: 6%
Average girls' price: $24.87
Average boys' price: $23.39
Based on 20 products sampled

Baby shirts

Percent difference: 2%
Average girls' price: $12.58
Average boys' price: $12.38
Based on 20 products sampled

Baby shoes

Percent difference: 3%
Average girls' price: $20.69
Average boy's price: $20.07
Based on 20 products sampled
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Supports and braces

Percent difference: 15%
Average women's price: $37.17
Average men's price: $32.43
Based on 22 products sampled

Canes

Percent difference: 12%
Average women's price: $21.99
Average men's price: $19.66
Based on 6 products sampled

Compression socks

Percent difference: 4%
Average women's price: $27.86
Average men's price: $26.77
Based on 24 products sampled

Personal urinals

Percent difference: 21%
Average women's price: $11.32
Average men's price: $9.32
Based on 12 products sampled

Adult diapers

Percent difference: 2%
Average women's price: $32.71
Average men's price: $32.06
Based on 22 products sampled

There are a few things that cost less for women...

Digestive health aids (based on 20 products sampled)
Percent difference: 5%
Average women's price: $9.41
Average men's price: $9.84

Adult underwear (based on 40 products sampled)
Percent difference: 29%
Average women's price: $8.46
Average men's price: $10.90

Kids' underwear (based on 20 products sampled)
Percent difference: 3%
Average girls' price: $17.67
Average boy's price: $18.17

Toddler shoes (based on 8 products sampled)
Percent difference: 3%
Average girls' price: $28.85
Average boys' price: $29.60

Shaving cream (based on 20 products sampled)
Percent difference: 4%
Average women's price: $3.73
Average men's price: $3.89

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