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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
19.0%
18.7%
16.9%
79696 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
11.2%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
655  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
16.6%
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
367.8
359.1
274.8
1,125 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 1,257 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£19.3m
138,774 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
90,762 GP appointments
4,165 Hospital admissions
27,658 Practice nurse consultations
16,189 Outpatient visits
86,638 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£7.1m
Cost to
£27.5m
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