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Increase in mortality in Russia in the 1990s:

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7417.751 (Published 25 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:751

Time of risk factor assessment is of special importance

  1. Ulrich Ronellenfitsch ([email protected]), doctoral student
  1. University of Heidelberg, Department of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany

    EDITOR–Plavinski et al found that in two cohorts in St Petersburg mortality increased over the past decades in men without a university education but remained unchanged in those with one.1 In a subanalysis, mortality increased substantially over time in consumer groups with both high and low alcohol consumption …

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