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Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England April 2018 to March 2019

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Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Regions, Local Authorities
Date range:
01 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019

Summary

This annual report presents results from the monitoring of the NHS Stop Smoking Services in England during the period April 2018 to March 2019. NHS Stop Smoking Services offer support to help people quit smoking. This can include intensive support through group therapy or one-to-one support. The support is designed to be widely accessible within the local community and is provided by trained personnel, such as specialist smoking cessation advisors and trained nurses and pharmacists.

This report includes information on the number of people setting a quit date and the number who successfully quit at the 4 week follow-up. It also presents in depth analyses of the key measures of the service including pregnant women, breakdowns by ethnic group and type of pharmacotherapy received. The results are provided at national, regional and local authority levels.

Key facts

Based on the 2018/19 Stop Smoking Services dataset:

Image for infographic 52% of people successfully quit (self-reported)
52% of people successfully quit (self-reported)

Of 233,778 people setting a quit date, 121,742 were successful

Image for infographic Quitting success (self-reported) increased with age
Quitting success (self-reported) increased with age

36% of those aged under 18 were successful, up to 57% of those aged 60 and over

Image for infographic 45 per cent of the pregnant women who set a quit date successfully quit
45 per cent of the pregnant women who set a quit date successfully quit

Of 13,589 pregnant women setting a quit date, 6,169 were successful

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