SAGE KE Bulletin Board

Public Health Statistics of Life Expectancy

2 April 2005

Rainer Spiegel

According to a recent longitudinal study published in the "The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health", researchers from the University of Athens and Harvard University found out that habitants of high-altitude villages have a longer life-expectancy. A link with a summary of the study provided by William Cromie can be found at

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