TITLE

Global life expectancy rises

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, pE342
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the rise in life expectancy all over the world. According to the organization United Nations, life expectancy has increased to 68 years from 2005-2010 which is increase of 21 years since 1950. This has been achieved by controlling communicable diseases and using effective drugs for their treatment. Life expectancy has increased more in developed nations as compared to developing nations. Life expectancy of women is more than men irrespective of country.
ACCESSION #
50634983

 

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