The main causes of illness among Russians


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The main reason for the development of the disease in Russians was the wrong way of life, namely unhealthy eating, inactivity, and tobacco use. About it RIA Novosti was told in the Ministry of health.

“The most common risk factors: poor nutrition — 25%, low physical activity, 18%, tobacco use — 12 percent of the attendees in 2018,” — said the Agency.

According to preliminary data, in the first nine months of this year, 52 percent of Russians were classified as the third group of health, that is, they have diseases that require monitoring at the doctor. Every 25th patient has problems with the cardiovascular system.

Only in 2018 check-up almost 16 million people — about 70 percent of the planned number.

In early November, Deputy Minister of health Oleg Sagely announced that Russia surpassed other countries in deaths from tobacco and alcohol. According to him, first and foremost, it’s killing healthy citizens.

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