International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction

Published by: Kowsar

Alcohol Consumption in Russia and Some Aspects of Public Health

Sergei Jargin 1 , *
Author Information
1 Department of Public Health, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia
Article information
  • International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction: March 01, 2016, 5 (1); e26617
  • Published Online: February 27, 2016
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: January 7, 2015
  • Revised: February 21, 2015
  • Accepted: February 23, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijhrba.26617

To Cite: Jargin S. Alcohol Consumption in Russia and Some Aspects of Public Health, Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2016 ; 5(1):e26617. doi: 10.5812/ijhrba.26617.

Copyright © 2016, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Context
2. Evidence Acquisition
3. Results
4. Conclusions
  • 1. Razvodovsky YE. Affordability of alcohol and alcohol-related mortality in Belarus. Adicciones. 2013; 25(2): 156-62[PubMed]
  • 2. Jargin SV. Alcohol consumption by Russian workers before and during the economical reforms of the 1990s. Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2013; 2(2): 48-50[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Jargin SV. Letter from Russia: minimal price for vodka established in Russia from 1 January 2010. Alcohol Alcohol. 2010; 45(6): 586-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Nuzhnyi VP, Kharchenko VI, Akopian AS. [Alcohol abuse in Russia is an essential risk factor of cardiovascular diseases development and high population mortality (review)]. Ter Arkh. 1998; 70(10): 57-64[PubMed]
  • 5. Zatonski WA, Bhala N. Changing trends of diseases in Eastern Europe: closing the gap. Public Health. 2012; 126(3): 248-52[DOI][PubMed]
  • 6. Jargin SV. Health care and life expectancy: a letter from Russia. Public Health. 2013; 127(2): 189-90[DOI][PubMed]
  • 7. Ryan M. Alcoholism and rising mortality in the Russian Federation. BMJ. 1995; 310(6980): 646-8[PubMed]
  • 8. Roberts B, Stickley A, Balabanova D, Haerpfer C, McKee M. The persistence of irregular treatment of hypertension in the former Soviet Union. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012; 66(11): 1079-82[DOI][PubMed]
  • 9. Razvodovsky YE. Fraction of stroke mortality attributable to alcohol consumption in Russia. Adicciones. 2014; 26(2): 126-33[PubMed]
  • 10. Razvodovsky YE. Contribution of alcohol to hypertension mortality in Russia. J Addict. 2014; 2014: 483910[DOI][PubMed]
  • 11. Davydov MI, Zaridze DG, Lazarev AF, Maksimovich DM, Igitov VI, Boroda AM, et al. [Analysis of mortality in Russian population]. Vestn Ross Akad Med Nauk. 2007; (7): 17-27[PubMed]
  • 12. Zaridze D, Brennan P, Boreham J, Boroda A, Karpov R, Lazarev A, et al. Alcohol and cause-specific mortality in Russia: a retrospective case-control study of 48,557 adult deaths. Lancet. 2009; 373(9682): 2201-14[DOI][PubMed]
  • 13. Vertkin AL, Zairat'iants OV, Vovk EI.
  • 14. Paukov VS, Erokhin Iu A. [Pathologic anatomy of hard drinking and alcoholism]. Arkh Patol. 2004; 66(4): 3-9[PubMed]
  • 15. Kopyt N, Gudzhabidze VV. [Effect of alcohol abuse on the health indices of the population]. Zdravookhr Ross Fed. 1977; (6): 25-8[PubMed]
  • 16. Barreto SG, Saccone GT. Alcohol-induced acute pancreatitis: the 'critical mass' concept. Med Hypotheses. 2010; 75(1): 73-6[DOI][PubMed]
  • 17. Razvodovsky YE. Alcohol consumption and pancreatitis mortality in Russia. JOP. 2014; 15(4): 365-70[DOI][PubMed]
  • 18. Neufeld M, Rehm J. Alcohol consumption and mortality in Russia since 2000: are there any changes following the alcohol policy changes starting in 2006? Alcohol Alcohol. 2013; 48(2): 222-30[DOI][PubMed]
  • 19. Jargin SV. Elder abuse and neglect versus parricide. Int J High Risk Behav Addict. 2013; 2(3): 136-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 20. Razvodovsky YE. Consumption of Noncommercial Alcohol among Alcohol-Dependent Patients. Psychiatry J. 2013; 2013: 691050[DOI][PubMed]
  • 21. Jargin S. Renal Biopsy for Research: An Overview of Russian Experience. J Interdisciplinary Histopathol. 2014; : 1[DOI]
  • 22. Jargin SV. Limited access to the international medical literature in Russia. Wien Med Wochenschr. 162(11-12): 272-5[DOI][PubMed]
  • 23. Jargin SV. Invasive procedures with questionable indications and possible placebo effects. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2015; 4(4): 215-221[DOI]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .
Readers' Comments