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Russian men can die out like dinosaurs

August 16 2005
11:41

Life expectancy for Russian men is the lowest in Europe, described in the materials of the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat).

"Currently, life expectancy for Russian men is the lowest in Europe" - the document says. He is 58.8 years, while, for example, in Ukraine - 62,6 years.

At the same time, Russian women, life expectancy, according to the Federal State Statistics Service is 72 years lower only in Turkey - in 1971, and Moldova - 71,6 years.
The submission also noted that low life expectancy of the Russian population is associated with high mortality from cardiovascular diseases and external causes (accidents, poisoning and trauma), reported NEWSru.

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