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Health gap between educated and less educated Russians widens

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 08 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1350
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    The average life expectancy at age 20 of university educated men in Russia is 11 years more than that of Russian men who didn't complete secondary school, a new study has found.

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    This difference in life expectancy is now almost four times what it was in 1980, when the difference was three years, and a similar …

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