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Every second Russian believes that underground producers target alcoholic beverages more than any other range of products
Every second Russian believes that underground producers target alcoholic beverages more than any other range of products, according to a survey conducted by the Romir Monitoring research holding. Sociologists said residents of the Southern Federal District encountered fake alcoholic products more often than in other regions, as 59% of respondents said alcohol could be counterfeited in their region. In contrast, 34% of those polled in the Urals Federal District mentioned counterfeit alcohol. In general, 53% of middle-aged respondents said alcoholic beverages were the victims of underground producers more often than any other products. The survey showed that pensioners were more interested in the origin of medicine, as 46% of them said drugs were faked most often. On average, 30% of those polled voiced fears over fake drugs. Every fourth respondent (23%) said tobacco products were often produced underground and a total of 25-30% of people aged 18-45 doubted the legality of cigarettes. Meanwhile, 19% said audio and video goods were pirated more than anything else. This answer was given by 31% of young respondents. On average, men said alcohol, tobacco, and audio and video products were faked more often than women did. Women focused more on medicines. About 20% of the respondents said counterfeit tea and coffee were sold in Russia; 16% opted for footwear and clothes; 12% named mineral water, a further 12% - sausage and canned goods, and 11% - cosmetics and perfumery. Less than 10% of those polled said audio and video equipment, dairy products, cool drinks and juices, household appliances, chemical goods, and software were faked in their region. Russians who live in cities with a population of over a million spoke more often about pirated audio and video goods, and fake cigarettes. Small and medium-sized cities' residents often doubted the legality of drugs, tobacco, coffee and tea, clothes and footwear. The poll covered 1,600 respondents aged 18 and over in more than 100 cities and villages in Russia. The margin of statistical error did not exceed 3%
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