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Smoking Facts - South Tyneside

Adult Smoking prevalence
South Tyneside
17.4%
North East
18.7%
England
16.9%
20789 Adults in South Tyneside are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
South Tyneside
9.1%
England
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
155  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
South Tyneside
18.7%
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
South Tyneside
391.3
North East
359.1
England
274.8
346 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in South Tyneside
In South Tyneside 378 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£6.3m
36,549 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in South Tyneside
23,716 GP appointments
1,582 Hospital admissions
7,073 Practice nurse consultations
4,178 Outpatient visits
22,864 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in South Tyneside
Cost to
Businesses
£1.9m
Cost to
South Tyneside
£8.4m
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