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Smoking Facts - Middlesbrough

Adult Smoking prevalence
Middlesbrough
20.8%
North East
18.7%
England
16.9%
22369 Adults in Middlesbrough are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
Middlesbrough
5.0%
England
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
138  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
South Tees
21.2%
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
Middlesbrough
410.8
North East
359.1
England
274.8
297 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in Middlesbrough
In Middlesbrough 396 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£5.3m
37,819 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in Middlesbrough
25,175 GP appointments
1,156 Hospital admissions
7,121 Practice nurse consultations
4,367 Outpatient visits
25,126 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in Middlesbrough
Cost to
Businesses
£2.1m
Cost to
Middlesbrough
£7.7m
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