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Statistics on Smoking, England - 2019 [NS] [PAS]

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Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
Country, Local Authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups
Date range:
01 Jan 1980 to 31 Mar 2019

Summary

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.

Key facts

489,300 hospital admissions attributable to smoking (2017/18). An increase of 1% on the previous year. This represents 4% of all hospital admissions.
An increase of 1% on the previous year. This represents 4% of all hospital admissions.
77,800 deaths attributable to smoking (2017). A similar proportion to the previous year. This represents 16% of all deaths.
A similar proportion to the previous year. This represents 16% of all deaths.
14.4%  of adults are classified as current smokers (2018). Down from 14.9% in 2017, but above the current national ambition of 12% or less.
Down from 14.9% in 2017, but above the current national ambition of 12% or less.
10.6%  of mothers were smokers at the time of delivery (2018/19). Down from 15.8% in 2006/07, but above the current national ambition of 6% or less.
Down from 15.8% in 2006/07, but above the current national ambition of 6% or less.

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Last edited: 1 July 2019 1:48 pm