Izvestia: the incidence of obesity in Russia has doubled in four years

Izvestia: the incidence of obesity in Russia has doubled in four years

According to the report of the CPS, the projected growth trend of this indicator.

MOSCOW, June 6. /TASS/. The Russians have become twice as likely to diagnose “obesity”. These are the findings of Rospotrebnadzor report “On the state sanitary and epidemiological wellbeing of the population in Russia in 2016,” which leads the newspaper “Izvestia”.

“The incidence of obesity among the adult population aged 18 years and older with first time established diagnosis in 2015 increased compared with 2011 in 2,3 times. The projected upward trend of this indicator,” — said, in particular, in the report. The data for 2016 in the CPS do not yet have.

According to authorities, in 2011, the incidence rate of obesity was 123,65 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants. In 2012, he declined to 123,56, and then constantly grew. In 2013, the figure was already 161,84, 2014 — 188,05, and in 2015 jumped to 284,8.

“The highest incidence of obesity in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug (1031,96 per 100 thousand population), Altai (975,9), Penza region (678,08)”, — stated in the study.

In a press-service of the Ministry of health confirmed that they also record the increase in the incidence of obesity. According to the Ministry, in 2015, they suffered of 1.31 million Russians in 2016 and 1.39 million it is Noted that the Ministry of health reason for the increase believe the improvement in diagnostics of the disease.

Earlier, health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said that in the framework of the project of strategy of formation of healthy lifestyle office will insist on limiting airtime for advertising so-called harmful products, to form the younger generation’s commitment to healthy habits. In particular, the Ministry of health offers to reduce the time advertising on TV of sausages and processed meat products, fast food, soda and chips, and to improve labelling of food products.