Corpus ID: 6990405

Life expectancy in Central and Eastern European countries and newly independent states of the former Soviet Union: changes by gender.

  title={Life expectancy in Central and Eastern European countries and newly independent states of the former Soviet Union: changes by gender.},
  author={J. Reamy and S. Ore{\vs}kovi{\'c}},
  journal={Croatian medical journal},
  volume={40 2},
AIM To examine changes in life expectancy at birth for countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Newly Independent States of the former Soviet Union (NIS) for the period 1989-1996. Differences in the change by gender were examined and several factors which likely bear on the changes were discussed. Methods. Data from the WHO Health for All European Data Base were used to determine changes in life expectancy and selected economic factors for CEE and NIS countries. RESULTS Changes… Expand

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