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Conference Workshop on Mortality and Disability in the New Independent States (1994 : Washington, D.C.) author.
Title Premature death in the New Independent States / Jose Luis Bobadilla, Christine A. Costello, and Faith Mitchell, editors ; Committee on Population, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1997.

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Conference Workshop on Mortality and Disability in the New Independent States (1994 : Washington, D.C.) author.
Subject Mortality -- Former Soviet republics -- Congresses.
Life expectancy -- Former Soviet republics -- Congresses.
Mortality, Premature.
Cause of Death.
Asia, Central.
Asia, Northern.
Europe, Eastern.
Alt Name Bobadilla, Jose Luis,
Costello, Christine A.,
Mitchell, Faith, 1952-
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population,
Workshop on Adult Health Priorities and Policies in the New Independent States (1994 : Washington, D.C.)
Description 1 online resource (1 PDF file (x, 404 pages)) : illustrations, portrait
Note Title from PDF title page.
"Workshop on Mortality and Disability in the New Independent States and the Workshop on Adult Health Priorities and Policies in the New Independent States were held in September and November 1994, respectively"--Preface
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references. (50 plus ref.)
Summary This volume includes an overview and revised versions of 13 of the papers that were presented; the workshop agendas are presented as appendices. The volume is organized in two parts. The first deals with the magnitude, trends, and causes of premature death, while the second addresses the proximate determinants of the diseases and injuries that cause the greatest number of premature deaths and measures for their reduction."
Contents 1. Premature Death in the New Independent States: Overview / Jose Luis Bobadilla and Christine A. Costello -- 2. Recent Trends in Life Expectancy and Causes of Death in Russia, 1970-1993 / Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, France Mesle and Jacques Vallin -- 3. Spatial, Age, and Cause-of-Death Patterns of Mortality in Russia, 1988-1989 / Sergei A. Vassin and Christine A. Costello -- 4. Issues of Data Quality in Assessing Mortality Trends and Levels in the New Independent States / Barbara A. Anderson and Brian D. Silver -- 5. Mortality in the New Independent States: Patterns and Impacts / W. Ward Kingkade and Eduardo E. Arriaga -- 6. Epidemiological Transitions in the Former Socialist Economies: Divergent Patterns of Mortality and Causes of Death / Christopher J.L. Murray and Jose Luis Bobadilla -- 7. Soviet and Russian Statistics on Alcohol Consumption and Abuse / Vladimir G. Treml.
Note English.
ISBN 0585039461
9780585039466
0309524504
9780309524506
0309057345
9780309057349
OCLC # 42330568
Additional Format Print version: Premature death in the new independent states. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1997 0309057345 (DLC) 97067217 (OCoLC)37264049
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Dedication 
1Premature Death in the New Independent States: Overview / Jose Luis Bobadilla, Christine A. Costello1
2Recent Trends in Life Expectancy and Causes of Death in Russia, 1970-1993 / Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, France Mesle, Jacques Vallin34
3Spatial, Age, and Cause-of-Death Patterns of Mortality in Russia, 1988-1989 / Sergei A. Vassin, Christine A. Costello66
4Issues of Data Quality in Assessing Mortality Trends and Levels in the New Independent States / Barbara A. Anderson, Brian D. Silver120
5Mortality in the New Independent States: Patterns and Impacts / W. Ward Kingkade, Eduardo E. Arriaga156
6Epidemiological Transitions in the Former Socialist Economies: Divergent Patterns of Mortality and Causes of Death / Christopher J. L. Murray, Jose Luis Bobadilla184
7Soviet and Russian Statistics on Alcohol Consumption and Abuse / Vladimir G. Treml220
8The Anti-Alcohol Campaign and Variations in Russian Mortality / Vladimir M. Shkolnikov, Alexander Nemtsov239
9Mortality from Tobacco in the New Independent States / Alan D. Lopez262
10Cigarette Smoking and Priorities for Tobacco Control in the New Independent States / Alexander V. Prokhorov275
11Tobacco Control Policy Strategies: Lessons from Western Developed Countries / John P. Pierce287
12Nutritional Risk Factors in the Former Soviet Union / Barry Popkin, Namvar Zohoori, Lenore Kohlmeier [et al.]314
13Chronic Disease Prevention in the New Independent States: Finnish Experiences / Pekka Puska335
14Diet Modification and Food Policy Strategies: What Works? / Thomas A. Pearson, Rajesh V. Patel355
 Appendix: Workshop Agendas375
 Index381



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