March 01, 2008

Notebook



Better at the Center

Residents of central Moscow live longer than other Russians, RosStat recently reported. Since 1994, life expectancy in Moscow has increased by nine years, while it has only increased by an average of three years in other Russian regions. The highest life expectancy is in the Central Prefecture: 70.4 for men and 78.8 for women. The top three causes of death in Moscow are cardiovascular disease, can- cer, and accidents or poisoning, Komsomolskaya Pravda reported (kp.ru).

 


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