About this Journal Publication ethics Editorial Board Editorial Council Editorial Office For the Authors Contacts

News feeds

Journal in Databases

eLIBRARY.RU - ═└ËÎ═└▀ Ţ╦┼╩Ďđ╬══└▀ ┴╚┴╦╚╬Ď┼╩└

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Main arrow Archive of previous Issues arrow ╣1 2013 (29) arrow Life expectancy of older people, potential years of life and major causes of death in Stavropol territory
Life expectancy of older people, potential years of life and major causes of death in Stavropol territory Print
Tuesday, 19 March 2013

P.M. Pliev, A.D. Solomonov
Stavropol State Medical Academy, Stavropol

Results. The analysis showed that the older ages (60 and over) account for 6.3 million years of potential life, with the older people accounting for its major share ľ 5.25 million years of potential life (83.3%).

Estimations showed that potential life lost due to death in older age groups in 2010 added up to 143 000 years accounting for 60.6% of losses in the age of 60 and over.

Potential life lost due to preventable causes in the age group of 60-74 equaled to 37 3 00 years (26.1% of total losses in this age group). Cerebrovascular diseases account for 61.0% of losses, arterial hypertension ľ 13.8%, myocardial infarction ľ 8.3%, breast cancer ľ 4.1%.

Furthermore, other preventable death causes including Tuberculosis, diabetes mellitus, acute pneumonia, gastric and duodenal ulcer, chronic pancreatitis, intestinal obstruction, hernias, and appendicitis, diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue and limb fractures account for 7.0% of potential years of life lost.

Keywords. Population ageing, older people, life expectancy, potential years of life, potential years of life lost.



  1. Ak'yulov RI. Ak'yulova E.I. The problem of demographic aging as a factor for reducing life potential of the population. Nauchnyy vestnik Ural'skoy akademii gosudarstvennoy sluzhby: politologiya, ekonomika, sotsiologiya, pravo 2009;(7):24-28 (in Russian).
  2. Ermakov SP. The current opportunities for an integral assessment of health and demographic processes. Moscow; 1996. 61 p. (in Russian).
  3. Ermakov SP. Demographic models for processes of population health promotion. Research methods. In: ôDemography: problems and futuresö Moscow: Mysl'; 1986. P. 133-151 (in Russian).
  4. Klement'ev AA. Development of quantitative models to control management problems in healthcare. Moscow: Nauka; 1985. 123 p. (in Russian).
  5. Maksimova TM, Lushkina NP. The elderly health status and problems of medical provision. Problemy sotsial'noy gigieny, zdravookhraneniya i istorii meditsiny 2010;(3):3-7 (in Russian).
  6. Mark P. Konnoli, Marten Postma. The role of healthcare as an investment in conditions of population aging. Meditsinskie tekhnologii 2011;(2):54-62 (in Russian).
  7. Fil'roze E. Review of potential demography. Moscow: Statistika; 1975. 216 p. (in Russian).

Views: 15418

Be first to comment this article

Write Comment
  • Please keep the topic of messages relevant to the subject of the article.
  • Personal verbal attacks will be deleted.
  • Please don't use comments to plug your web site. Such material will be removed.
  • Just ensure to *Refresh* your browser for a new security code to be displayed prior to clicking on the 'Send' button.
  • Keep in mind that the above process only applies if you simply entered the wrong security code.

Code:* Code

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 19 March 2013 )
< Prev   Next >
home contact search contact search