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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
18.7%
16.9%
392738 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
10.1%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
3,009  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
359.1
274.8
5,416 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 6,500 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£100.1m
679,023 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
445,410 GP appointments
22,697 Hospital admissions
132,008 Practice nurse consultations
78,908 Outpatient visits
431,006 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£35.3m
Cost to
£141.0m
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