Life expectancy at birth in Russia is over 12 years less than in western Europe. This study explores the possible role of medical care in explaining this gap by examining the evolving pattern of mortality amenable to timely and effective medical care in Russia compared with Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, and the UK.
International Journal of Epidemiology, 32, 437-446 pp. [doi:10.1093/ije/dyg085]
The evolving pattern of avoidable mortality in Russia.