[Health and the city: physical health and mental health].

  • Maurice Tubiana
  • Published 2001 in
    Comptes rendus de l'Academie des sciences. Serie…


In France, city size has very little bearing on the mortality rate as a function of age and life expectancy and it is in large cities that these indicators are the most favorable. No increase in maternal or infant mortality rates or deaths due to cancers has been observed in large cities. The lower mortality rate linked to respiratory and cardiovascular… (More)


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