Reduce the number of adults who are self-reported smokers (smoking prevalence in adults, ONS Survey)

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What does this mean?

This measure shows the number of persons aged 18+ in CWaC who are self-reported smokers in the Office for National Statistics Annual Population Survey.

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Why is this important?

Public Health England states that smoking is the most important cause of preventable ill health and premature mortality in the UK. Smoking is a major risk factor for many diseases and is a modifiable lifestyle risk factor.