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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
17.3%
18.7%
16.9%
18668 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
8.9%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
141  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
South Tees
21.2%
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
351.7
359.1
274.8
286 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 357 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£5.1m
33,262 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
21,655 GP appointments
1,171 Hospital admissions
6,570 Practice nurse consultations
3,866 Outpatient visits
20,127 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£1.6m
Cost to
£7.0m
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