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Smoking Facts - North Tyneside

Adult Smoking prevalence
North Tyneside
18.0%
North East
18.7%
England
16.9%
29175 Adults in North Tyneside are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
North Tyneside
10.3%
England
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
234  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
North Tyneside
13.5%
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
North Tyneside
345.7
North East
359.1
England
274.8
421 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in North Tyneside
In North Tyneside 498 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£8.3m
50,776 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in North Tyneside
33,162 GP appointments
2,006 Hospital admissions
9,713 Practice nurse consultations
5,895 Outpatient visits
32,144 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in North Tyneside
Cost to
Businesses
£2.6m
Cost to
North Tyneside
£11.3m
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