Japanese longevity

Collier, Roger
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE579
Academic Journal
The article reports that a Japanese woman has the longest life expectancy of 86.4 years on the average while Japanese men has 79.5 years according to the 2009 statistics, which was attributed to their healthy diet, high standard of living, and easy access to health care.


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