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Smoking Facts - Darlington

Adult Smoking prevalence
Darlington
17.9%
North East
18.7%
England
16.9%
14814 Adults in Darlington are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
Darlington
9.0%
England
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
117  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
Darlington
13.2%
North East
15.6%
England
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
Darlington
311.4
North East
359.1
England
274.8
193 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in Darlington
In Darlington 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 Darlington
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 Darlington
Cost to
Businesses
£1.3m
Cost to
Darlington
£5.1m
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