Almost two-thirds of Russians prefer self-medication, the survey showed

© RIA Novosti / Maxim Mogoditshane. Archival photoAlmost two-thirds of Russians prefer self-medication, the survey showed© RIA Novosti / Maxim Bogodvid

Ill, 32% of Russians immediately turn to doctors, and 63% prefer to be treated independently, follows from the survey of Fund «Public opinion» (FOM), published on Tuesday.

According to the survey, their health and watch 70% of Russians. While a third of respondents do not pass the examination, others do it at least every few years.

Forty-seven percent of citizens engaged in physical culture and sports, including exercise, 49% say that they eat right.

Thirty-six percent of respondents told sociologists that they smoke, a further 15% used to smoke but quit, 49% said they never smoked.

According to the survey, 38% of respondents drink alcoholic beverages several times a year, 21% two to three times a month 8% one to two times a week, 2% two or three times a week, another 2% — almost every day. While 28% claim not to drink at all.

Poll «Omnibus» was conducted in the fall of 2017 in 104 localities, were surveyed 1,500 respondents. Statorseite not exceed 3.6%.