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The leaders in terms of mortality from alcohol among regions of Russia Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, and Magadan, Ivanovo and Yaroslavl region. It is reported owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC with reference to the regional statistics bodies.
It is noted that in Chukotka the mortality rate from alcohol in 2018 amounted to almost 13 persons per 10 thousand population. So, for this reason, in the region die every ninth person. In turn, in the Magadan region the death rate from alcohol were 10 people on 10 thousand of population. However, in these two regions, there were no recorded cases of fatal alcohol poisoning.
In Ivanovo region the death rate from alcohol was over nine persons per 10 thousand, and in the Novgorod close to this figure. In the Yaroslavl region alcohol linked every 20th death. Almost all deaths from alcohol residents are men.
“Are mortality rates from causes related to alcohol, due to the high incidence of chronic alcoholism,” stated the publication of the Minister of health and the demographic policy of the Magadan region Sergei Chekanov.
Earlier in the Ministry of health called alcohol the main cause of death of Russian men. So, because of the alcohol die 70% of men of working age. According to the Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova, “a huge resource” of mortality reduction depends on the lifestyle of the citizens. She explained that the most vulnerable group — people aged 50 to 60 years.
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