Swiss mortality rates down, age of death up, but dementia deaths on rise

24th November 2011, Comments 0 comments 28% increase in deaths from chronic bronchitis in women NEUCHATEL, SWITZERLAND - The average age of death is rising in Switzerland: 74.4 for men and 82.1 years for women. The Swiss Statistical Office’s new figures on mortality for 2009, the most recent calculations, show 15,000 fewer deaths in the under-80 population than in 1970, with [...]

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