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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
17.9%
18.7%
16.9%
14814 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
9.0%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
117  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
13.2%
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
311.4
359.1
274.8
193 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 275 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£3.5m
25,645 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
16,915 GP appointments
753 Hospital admissions
4,957 Practice nurse consultations
3,020 Outpatient visits
16,304 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£1.3m
Cost to
£5.1m
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