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Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services - England, April 2011 to June 2011, Q1, Quarterly report

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Strategic Health Authorities, Primary Care Organisations
Date Range:
01 Apr 2011 to 30 Jun 2011

Summary

This quarterly report presents provisional results from the monitoring of the NHS Stop Smoking Services (NHS SSS) in England during the period 1 April 2011 to 30 June 2011. 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 groups and type of pharmacotherapy received and regional analyses at Strategic Health Authority (SHA) and Primary Care Trust (PCT) levels.

Quarterly results from the monitoring of NHS SSS for 2011/12 are provisional and will subsequently be revised to account for any revisions submitted by PCTs throughout the year. At this stage, any comparisons between 2011/12 and earlier years compare provisional figures with final figures. Final figures for 2011/12 will be included in the end of year report, expected to be published in August 2012.

Key Facts

  • 188,953 people set a quit date through NHS Stop Smoking Services, a decrease of 1 per cent (1,465) on the final figure for same period in 2010/11 (190,418), and an increase of 2 per cent (3,101) on the final figure for the same period in 2009/10 (185,852).
  • At the 4 week follow-up 88,830 people had successfully quit (based on self-report), 47 per cent of those setting a quit date. This is a decrease of 1 per cent (585) on the final figure for the same period in 2010/11 (89,415), and also a decrease of 1 per cent (528) on the final figure for the same period in 2009/10 (89,358).
  • 73 per cent of successful quitters at the 4 week follow-up had their results confirmed by Carbon Monoxide (CO) verification . This percentage was 70 per cent based on final figures for the same period in 2010/11 and 68 per cent based on final figures for the same period in 2009/10.
  • Of those setting a quit date, success at the four week follow-up increased with age, from 28 per cent of those aged under 18, to 55 per cent of those aged 60 and over.
  • Of the 6,029 pregnant women who set a quit date, 2,595 successfully quit at the four week follow-up (43 per cent).

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