Research Article Why are the Japanese living longer? BMJ 1989; 299 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.299.6715.1547 (Published 23 December 1989) Cite this as: BMJ 1989;299:1547 Article Related content Metrics Responses Peer review This article has a correction. Please see:Correction: Why are the Japanese living longer? - January 27, 1990 This is a PDF-only article. The first page of the PDF of this article appears below.