The general interest as to the progress of the great social experiment in Russia and the difficulty of obtaining any exact measure of its degree of success or failure make it seem worth while to draw attention to some rather striking figures recently published,1 which deal with the evolution of the mortality rate in Ukrania.
The author of this analysis of the Ukranian mortality rate, M. Ptoukha, a member of the Academy of Science of that country, states that prior to the middle of the decennium 1890-1900 no significant fall in the mortality rate can be detected. From 1895 until
THE MORTALITY RATE IN UKRANIA. Ann Intern Med. ;7:532–533. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-4-532
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;7(4):532-533.
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