Table 3

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

VariablesMedian (interquartile range)
Fall in male life expectancy at birth 1990-4 (%)9.3 (7.8-10.9)
Life expectancy in 199064.05 (63.53-64.78)
Mean household income (roubles) in 1990*194.3 (184.4-204.4)
Fall in income, adjusted for regional consumer price index (%)14.7 (0.7-28.8)
Robin Hood index (1994)21.5 (20.5-22.7)
Labour turnover (job gains and losses per 1000 employees) in large and medium enterprises44.6 (40.4-51.2)
Industrial production index (1990=100)51 (46-61)
Reported crime per 100 000 people, 19901123 (952-1322)
Crime increase (%)48.6 (31.2-63.0)
  • * One rouble=93p.