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This report presents a range of information on smoking which is drawn together from a variety of sources. The report aims to present a broad picture of health issues relating to smoking in England and covers topics such as smoking prevalence, habits, behaviours and attitudes among adults and school children, smoking-related ill health and mortality and smoking-related costs.
An increase of 1% on the previous year. This represents 4% of all hospital admissions.
A similar proportion to the previous year. This represents 16% of all deaths.
Down from 14.9% in 2017, but above the current national ambition of 12% or less.
Down from 15.8% in 2006/07, but above the current national ambition of 6% or less.