Causes of declining life expectancy in Russia.

  title={Causes of declining life expectancy in Russia.},
  author={Francis C. Notzon and Yuri Komarov and Sergei P Ermakov and Christopher T Sempos and James S. Marks and E V Sempos},
  volume={279 10},
CONTEXT Russian life expectancy has fallen sharply in the 1990s, but the impact of the major causes of death on that decline has not been measured. OBJECTIVE To assess the contribution of selected causes of death to the dramatic decline in life expectancy in Russia in the years following the breakup of the Soviet Union. DESIGN Mortality and natality data from the vital statistics systems of Russia and the United States. SETTING Russia, 1990-1994. POPULATION Entire population of Russia… CONTINUE READING
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