The head department of statistics in the Nikolaev area reports results of selective inspection concerning prevalence of tobacco smoking which was carried out by bodies of the state statistics in October, 2008 and in which 313 households of the region took part.
Health of the specific person substantially depends on an image of his life, existence of addictions, in particular - tobacco smoking. According to poll to smoke an addiction has, irrespective of level of material security, the little it is more than a quarter (26%) of the population of the region at the age of 12 years and is more senior that is 0,3 items less than according to poll of October, 2007. Thus, every second of five smokes over 20 years.
Among persons who smoke, 43,4% on the average smoke in days from 16 to 20 cigarettes, 20,2% - from 6 to 10 cigarettes