Annexed Crimea beats Russia in binge drinking

Moreover, Crimea has a high tuberculosis incidence.

6 November 2015 09:39

In Crimea, the alcoholism incidence is higher than in Russia.

- I did not think and no one even notices that we have more alcoholics than Russia does. But the statistics shows it, Crimea’s Health Minister Alexander Golenko told the Crimea media.

According to him, there is a high tuberculosis incidence on the peninsula - 70,6 people per 100 thousand population and this figure continues to decline.

At the same time, infant mortality in Crimea is lower than in Russia with 5.6 deaths per thousand births. As for Russia, the average infant mortality rate equals 6.6.