Table 2

Regions categorised by change in male life expectancy at birth, Russia, 1990-4

FourthsRegions
1 (smallest decrease)Astrakhan, Belgorod, Chuvashia, Kalmykia,
Krasnodar, Kursk, Modovia, Penza, Stavropol,
Tambov, Tatarstan, Ulyanovsk, Voronezh
2Basjkorstan Bryansk Kaluga, Kirov, Kostroma,
Kurgan, Lipetsk, Marij El, Rostov, Volgograd, Orel,
Samara, Saratov
3Chelyabinsk, Ivanovo, Kaliningrad, Nizhniy
Novgorod, Novgorod, Orenburg, Ryazan, Smolensk,
Sverdlovsk, Vladimir, Vologda, Yaroslav
4 (largest decrease)Archangelsk, Karelia, Komi, Leningrad, Moscow
City, Moscow, Murmansk, Perm, Pskov, St
Petersburg City, Tula, Tver, Udmurtia