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Publication, Part of

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

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Part 4 - Data Quality

Data Quality

This section presents information for a variety of data quality measures for 2018/19 and across the previous 10 years.  For further information about data quality measures, please consult Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services, Quarter 4, 2018-19, Data Quality Statement, which accompanies this publication.


Proportion of unknown data items

The proportion of quit attempts where the outcome is unknown has remained fairly stable since 2008/09.


The data quality of both intervention type and intervention setting have seen significant improvements since 2015/16.


Non-submitting local authorities

Eight LAs did not submit any data for 2018/19 even though they are still running Stop Smoking Services: Bradford, York, Bolton, Sutton, Nottingham, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Bracknell Forest.

A further LA did not submit data for at least one quarter: West Sussex

Last edited: 27 September 2019 10:17 am