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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
22.8%
18.7%
16.9%
16567 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
12.2%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
135  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
North Tees
13.6%
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
390.2
359.1
274.8
207 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 256 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£4.0m
28,642 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
18,863 GP appointments
860 Hospital admissions
5,586 Practice nurse consultations
3,333 Outpatient visits
18,275 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£1.5m
Cost to
£5.7m
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