The number involved in sports the Russians for two years increased by 15 percent

Over the past two years the number of Russians involved in sports, increased by 15 percent. This is evidenced by data survey of the national center for the study of public opinion (VTSIOM), published on the website of the organization.

If in 2015 the exercise was engaged in 61 percent of citizens, but now they have 76 per cent. It was consistently doing 23 percent, from time to time, 33 percent, and another 20 percent devote time very rarely.

More than half of respondents (53 percent) adhere to a special diet: nine percent adhere to the limitations recommended by the doctor, 14 percent self-selected diet, another 30 percent ustraivayutsya eat healthy. With one in four (28 per cent) complain about the inability to monitor their diet because of lack of money.

In addition, the concern of the Russians about their health is to avoid alcohol and Smoking (40 percent), compliance with all requirements of doctors during illness (34%), passing the regular examination (27%) and watching medical programs (15 percent).

“There is a gradual transformation of social values, largely due to the change of generations. For modern Russian youth, entering adulthood, healthy lifestyle and sport is very important. These are the values that influence their daily behavior. Young refuse from alcohol and Smoking, exercise, watch their diet,” said an analyst with VTSIOM Ivan Lekomtsev.

The telephone poll was conducted April 23-24. It was attended by 1,200 people. The probability of error does not exceed 3.5 percent.

According to the poll conducted in late April, almost half of Russians (49 percent) consider their health to be good, 35% rated it as good. The negative assessments of his health have given 15 percent of respondents. The main causes of poor health they called work and stress, lack of money for medicines and prevention of diseases and bad ecology.