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Losses of expected lifetime in the United States and other developed countries: methods and empirical analyses.
Patterns of diversity in age at death are examined using e (†), a dispersion measure that equals the average expected lifetime lost at death. We apply two methods for decomposing differences in e (†). The first method estimates ...
Perceived stress and biological risk: is the link stronger in Russians than in Taiwanese and Americans?
Allostatic load theory implies a relationship between exposure to psychological stress and multi-system physiological dysregulation. We used data from population-based samples of men and women in Russia (Moscow; n = 1800; ...
Sex differences in health and mortality in Moscow and Denmark.
(Eur J Epidemiol, 2014-04)
In high income countries females outlive men, although they generally report worse health, the so-called male-female health-survival paradox. Russia has one of the world's largest sex difference in life expectancy with a ...
Prevalence, components, and correlates of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among elderly Muscovites.
(Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 2012-09)
The goal of this study is to estimate the prevalence of MetS, together with its components and correlates, among elderly Russians. Our population-based sample included randomly selected residents of Moscow aged 55 and older: ...