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Smoking Facts - Redcar and Cleveland

Adult Smoking prevalence
Redcar and Cleveland
17.3%
North East
18.7%
England
16.9%
18668 Adults in Redcar and Cleveland are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
Redcar and Cleveland
8.9%
England
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
141  
% 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
Redcar and Cleveland
351.7
North East
359.1
England
274.8
286 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in Redcar and Cleveland
In Redcar and Cleveland 357 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£5.1m
33,262 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in Redcar and Cleveland
21,655 GP appointments
1,171 Hospital admissions
6,570 Practice nurse consultations
3,866 Outpatient visits
20,127 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in Redcar and Cleveland
Cost to
Businesses
£1.6m
Cost to
Redcar and Cleveland
£7.0m
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