Population state of health ar Crimea

Bodies of the State statistics of Ukraine in October, 2005 carried out selective poll of the population.
Results of poll showed that 47 % of the population of AR Crimea estimate a condition of the health as "good", 44 % – "satisfactory". Every eleventh inhabitant of an autonomy estimates a condition of the health as "bad".

Press release

With a research objective of the questions connected with availability to the population of services of health protection and medicines, and also obtaining information concerning self-image of health and a population incidence, bodies of the State statistics of Ukraine in October, 2005 carried out selective poll of the population.

Results of poll showed that 47 % of the population of AR Crimea are estimated by a condition of the health as "good" (as a whole across Ukraine this indicator makes 40 %). Nearly 44 % krymchan consider that a condition of their health "satisfactory" (across Ukraine – 47 %). Every eleventh inhabitant of an autonomy estimates a condition of the health as "bad" (across Ukraine – every eighth).

From total number of inhabitants of AR Crimea of 67 % reported that for the last 12 months suffered various diseases, thus, at 38 % hurting vital activity, at every fifth – daily work capacity decreased. Every third krymchanin has chronic diseases or problems with health, from them 34 % have a hypertension, 24 % – heart diseases, 15 % – art roses, arthritis (including revmatoidny). For the last twelve months everyone four of five inhabitants of AR Crimea addressed for medical care, from them 52 % – in connection with an illness or a problem with health, 43 % – with passing of routine inspection. From total number of the persons passable treatment in hospital, 79 % took with themselves in hospital medicines, 62 % – food, 58 % – bedding. Anything from the above-mentioned didn’t take 12 % of such persons.

The quantity of households in which someone from members for the last   12 months needed medical care, acquisition of drugs and medical accessories made 722,4 thousand, or 96,5 % from total of households. In case of need couldn’t receive medical care, get drugs and medical accessories of 87,3 thousand households.

Because of very high cost in 64 thousand households someone from their members of a household couldn’t get medicine, in 18,6 thousand – to make prosthetics, in 14,8 thousand – to visit the stomatologist, in 12,6 thousand – to receive treatment in a hospital, in 10,5 thousand – to receive medical procedures.

The program of poll provided studying of a question of birth rate of children by women at the age of 15 years and is more senior. Results of inspection testify that from total of women of this age (930,9 thousand) everyone four of five women for the life gave birth to children. From total of born women of 44 % gave birth to two children, 38 % – one child, 18 % – a three and more children. The majority of women (58 %) 20 % – in 15–19 years,       22 % – after 30 years gave birth to the first child at the age of 20–24 years.

Health of the person considerably depends on an image of his life, existence of addictions, in particular – tobacco smoking. According to poll nearly a quarter of the population of the republic at the age of 12 years also is more senior smokes. Thus, 34 % krymchan smoke more than 20 years, 21 % – from 6 to 10 years, 15 % – 16 till 20 years. Everyone two of five smokers on the average in days are smoked from 16 to 20 cigarets, by every fourth from 6 to 10 cigarets.

O. Pityurenko, the deputy chief of Head department of statistics in AR Crimea