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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
18.4%
18.7%
16.9%
27979 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
6.8%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
154  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
North Tees
13.6%
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
319.8
359.1
274.8
348 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 531 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£6.6m
47,568 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
31,481 GP appointments
1,429 Hospital admissions
9,116 Practice nurse consultations
5,542 Outpatient visits
30,970 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£2.5m
Cost to
£9.5m
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