Changes in life expectancy in Russia in the mid-1990s.

  title={Changes in life expectancy in Russia in the mid-1990s.},
  author={V. M. Shkolnikov and Martin McKee and David Andres Leon},
  volume={357 9260},
BACKGROUND Between 1987 and 1994, life expectancy in Russia declined substantially. Between 1994 and 1998, this trend reversed, and mortality rates returned to those of the early 1980s. Although the decline in life expectancy has been examined previously, much less is known about the subsequent improvement in mortality rates. We used recently published cause-specific mortality data up to 1998 to clarify this issue. METHODS Changes in cause-specific death rates at ages 15-74 years were… CONTINUE READING
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