Management in health care
  • 2014 № 4 Comparison of mortality indexes in subjects of Russian Federation: role of population's age structure (State scientific-research center of preventive medicine of Ministry of health care of Russia, Moscow, Russia)

    Significant geographical discrepancies in mortality indexes are stipulated by many factors (social-economical, climate, efficiency of functioning and amount of health care system funding, sex-age structure of population). In this article there is studied the role and significance of age structure of population in regards of regional mortality indexes. There is presented a hypothesis that neither factual nor standardized mortality indexes do not represent solid criteria for monitoring and valuating the health care efficiency programs.

    Authors: Boytsov S. A. [6] Samorodskay I. B. [1]

    Tags: mortality due to all reasons1 subjects of russian federation1

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