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Smoking - Stats on the biggest cause of premature death and preventable disease in the UK

SMOKING - Stats on the biggest cause of premature death & preventable disease in the UK - UK smoking Facts About 100,000 10 million adults smoke in Great Britain, that's 1 in 6 people in the UK die each year due to smoking. Smoking-related deaths are mainly due to cancers, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart disease. UK of the total UK population. 22% 31% 30% 30% In women from the UK, smoking is highest among 20-24 year olds at of women and In men of men from the UK, smoking is highest are now ex-smokers. Surveys show that about two-thirds of current smokers would like to stop smoking. among 25-34 year olds at How smoking affects Children Children and babies who live in a home where there is a smoker are more prone to ASTHMA, EAR, NOSE & THROAT INFECTIONS. Over Half of children would give up pocket money to help their parents give up smoking. of children hiding Almost children under 1/3 five years old in England and Wales are admitted to hospital each year due to illness caused 17,000 admitted to their parents' cigarettes in a desperate attempt to help them quit. by their parents smoking. Smoking during Pregnancy Women aged 20 or under were more likely to smoke before or during pregnancy than those aged 35 and Since Scotland introduced a over (61% and 30%) respectively. ban on smoking in public places in 2006 there has been a of women under 20 were also more 43% likely to smoke through pregnancy 10% drop in the country's premature birth rate. compared with 21% of women aged 35 and over. Timeline guide to the Benefits of quitting Smoking Health Wealth £6.50 20 minutes after quitting your blood pressure and pulse return to nomal, DVD Rental, A few magazines DAY 48 hours - no nicotine is left in your body. Your senses of taste and smell are greatly improved. £45.50 Shoes, Spa facial, DVD's, Fancy meal for two. WEEK 72 hours - your breathing becomes easier and your energy levels increase. £195 2-12 weeks after quitting smoking your circulation improves and exercise can be easier. Shopping spree, Premiership football tickets, MONTH Weekend break. 3-9 months - any coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve. o53 £585 Games console, A new laptop, The latest flat screen TV. Within five years the risk of heart attack is halved. MONTHS £1,170 Within 10 years the risk of lung cancer is halved and the risk of heart attack is at the same level as non-smokers. Football season ticket, A family holiday, A home cinema. MONTHS Medium to long tem stopping smoking at any age increases your life expectancy, provided you stop before the onset of serious disease. Even if you have developed a disease, you can benefit from stopping as your body will be under less strain and be able to fight it more easily. o55 £2,372 A new kitchen, Designer jewellery, A car. YEAR Facts and figures about smoking based on information from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17262897 http://www.ash.org.uk/files/documents/ASH_93.pdf http://www.nosmokingday.org.uk/downloads/media-fact-sheets/Great%20Britain.pdf and Patient.co.uk Patient.couk Further information about smoking and smoking cessation advice available on Patient.co.uk Trusted medical information and support SMOKING - Stats on the biggest cause of premature death & preventable disease in the UK - UK smoking Facts About 100,000 10 million adults smoke in Great Britain, that's 1 in 6 people in the UK die each year due to smoking. Smoking-related deaths are mainly due to cancers, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart disease. UK of the total UK population. 22% 31% 30% 30% In women from the UK, smoking is highest among 20-24 year olds at of women and In men of men from the UK, smoking is highest are now ex-smokers. Surveys show that about two-thirds of current smokers would like to stop smoking. among 25-34 year olds at How smoking affects Children Children and babies who live in a home where there is a smoker are more prone to ASTHMA, EAR, NOSE & THROAT INFECTIONS. Over Half of children would give up pocket money to help their parents give up smoking. of children hiding Almost children under 1/3 five years old in England and Wales are admitted to hospital each year due to illness caused 17,000 admitted to their parents' cigarettes in a desperate attempt to help them quit. by their parents smoking. Smoking during Pregnancy Women aged 20 or under were more likely to smoke before or during pregnancy than those aged 35 and Since Scotland introduced a over (61% and 30%) respectively. ban on smoking in public places in 2006 there has been a of women under 20 were also more 43% likely to smoke through pregnancy 10% drop in the country's premature birth rate. compared with 21% of women aged 35 and over. Timeline guide to the Benefits of quitting Smoking Health Wealth 20 minutes after quitting your blood pressure and pulse return to nomal, £6.50 1 DVD Rental, A few magazines DAY 48 hours - no nicotine is left in your body. Your senses of taste and smell are greatly improved. £45.50 1 Shoes, Spa facial, DVD's, Fancy meal for two. WEEK 72 hours - your breathing becomes easier and your energy levels increase. 2-12 weeks after quitting smoking your circulation improves and exercise can be easier. £195 1 Shopping spree, Premiership football tickets, MONTH Weekend break. 3-9 months - any coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve. Games console, A new laptop, The latest flat screen TV. Within five years the risk of heart attack is halved. MONTHS £1,170 Within 10 years the risk of lung cancer is halved and the risk of heart attack is at the same level as non-smokers. Football season ticket, A family holiday, A home cinema. MONTHS Medium to long tem stopping smoking at any age increases your life expectancy, provided you stop before the onset of serious disease. Even if you have developed a disease, you can benefit from stopping as your body will be under less strain and be able to fight it more easily. o55 £2,372 A new kitchen, Designer jewellery, A car. YEAR Facts and figures about smoking based on information from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17262897 http://www.ash.org.uk/files/documents/ASH_93.pdf http://www.nosmokingday.org.uk/downloads/media-fact-sheets/Great%20Britain.pdf and Patient.co.uk Patient.couk Further information about smoking and smoking cessation advice available on Patient.co.uk Trusted medical information and support SMOKING - Stats on the biggest cause of premature death & preventable disease in the UK - UK smoking Facts About 100,000 10 million adults smoke in Great Britain, that's 1 in 6 people in the UK die each year due to smoking. Smoking-related deaths are mainly due to cancers, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart disease. UK of the total UK population. 22% 31% 30% 30% In women from the UK, smoking is highest among 20-24 year olds at of women and In men of men from the UK, smoking is highest are now ex-smokers. Surveys show that about two-thirds of current smokers would like to stop smoking. among 25-34 year olds at How smoking affects Children Children and babies who live in a home where there is a smoker are more prone to ASTHMA, EAR, NOSE & THROAT INFECTIONS. Over Half of children would give up pocket money to help their parents give up smoking. of children hiding Almost children under 1/3 five years old in England and Wales are admitted to hospital each year due to illness caused 17,000 admitted to their parents' cigarettes in a desperate attempt to help them quit. by their parents smoking. Smoking during Pregnancy Women aged 20 or under were more likely to smoke before or during pregnancy than those aged 35 and Since Scotland introduced a over (61% and 30%) respectively. ban on smoking in public places in 2006 there has been a of women under 20 were also more 43% likely to smoke through pregnancy 10% drop in the country's premature birth rate. compared with 21% of women aged 35 and over. Timeline guide to the Benefits of quitting Smoking Health Wealth 20 minutes after quitting your blood pressure and pulse return to nomal, £6.50 1 DVD Rental, A few magazines DAY 48 hours - no nicotine is left in your body. Your senses of taste and smell are greatly improved. £45.50 1 Shoes, Spa facial, DVD's, Fancy meal for two. WEEK 72 hours - your breathing becomes easier and your energy levels increase. 2-12 weeks after quitting smoking your circulation improves and exercise can be easier. £195 1 Shopping spree, Premiership football tickets, MONTH Weekend break. 3-9 months - any coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve. Games console, A new laptop, The latest flat screen TV. Within five years the risk of heart attack is halved. MONTHS £1,170 Within 10 years the risk of lung cancer is halved and the risk of heart attack is at the same level as non-smokers. Football season ticket, A family holiday, A home cinema. MONTHS Medium to long tem stopping smoking at any age increases your life expectancy, provided you stop before the onset of serious disease. Even if you have developed a disease, you can benefit from stopping as your body will be under less strain and be able to fight it more easily. o55 £2,372 A new kitchen, Designer jewellery, A car. YEAR Facts and figures about smoking based on information from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17262897 http://www.ash.org.uk/files/documents/ASH_93.pdf http://www.nosmokingday.org.uk/downloads/media-fact-sheets/Great%20Britain.pdf and Patient.co.uk Patient.couk Further information about smoking and smoking cessation advice available on Patient.co.uk Trusted medical information and support SMOKING - Stats on the biggest cause of premature death & preventable disease in the UK - UK smoking Facts About 100,000 10 million adults smoke in Great Britain, that's 1 in 6 people in the UK die each year due to smoking. Smoking-related deaths are mainly due to cancers, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart disease. UK of the total UK population. 22% 31% 30% 30% In women from the UK, smoking is highest among 20-24 year olds at of women and In men of men from the UK, smoking is highest are now ex-smokers. Surveys show that about two-thirds of current smokers would like to stop smoking. among 25-34 year olds at How smoking affects Children Children and babies who live in a home where there is a smoker are more prone to ASTHMA, EAR, NOSE & THROAT INFECTIONS. Over Half of children would give up pocket money to help their parents give up smoking. of children hiding Almost children under 1/3 five years old in England and Wales are admitted to hospital each year due to illness caused 17,000 admitted to their parents' cigarettes in a desperate attempt to help them quit. by their parents smoking. Smoking during Pregnancy Women aged 20 or under were more likely to smoke before or during pregnancy than those aged 35 and Since Scotland introduced a over (61% and 30%) respectively. ban on smoking in public places in 2006 there has been a of women under 20 were also more 43% likely to smoke through pregnancy 10% drop in the country's premature birth rate. compared with 21% of women aged 35 and over. Timeline guide to the Benefits of quitting Smoking Health Wealth 20 minutes after quitting your blood pressure and pulse return to nomal, £6.50 1 DVD Rental, A few magazines DAY 48 hours - no nicotine is left in your body. Your senses of taste and smell are greatly improved. £45.50 1 Shoes, Spa facial, DVD's, Fancy meal for two. WEEK 72 hours - your breathing becomes easier and your energy levels increase. 2-12 weeks after quitting smoking your circulation improves and exercise can be easier. £195 1 Shopping spree, Premiership football tickets, MONTH Weekend break. 3-9 months - any coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve. Games console, A new laptop, The latest flat screen TV. Within five years the risk of heart attack is halved. MONTHS £1,170 Within 10 years the risk of lung cancer is halved and the risk of heart attack is at the same level as non-smokers. Football season ticket, A family holiday, A home cinema. MONTHS Medium to long tem stopping smoking at any age increases your life expectancy, provided you stop before the onset of serious disease. Even if you have developed a disease, you can benefit from stopping as your body will be under less strain and be able to fight it more easily. o55 £2,372 A new kitchen, Designer jewellery, A car. YEAR Facts and figures about smoking based on information from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17262897 http://www.ash.org.uk/files/documents/ASH_93.pdf http://www.nosmokingday.org.uk/downloads/media-fact-sheets/Great%20Britain.pdf and Patient.co.uk Patient.couk Further information about smoking and smoking cessation advice available on Patient.co.uk Trusted medical information and support SMOKING - Stats on the biggest cause of premature death & preventable disease in the UK - UK smoking Facts About 100,000 10 million adults smoke in Great Britain, that's 1 in 6 people in the UK die each year due to smoking. Smoking-related deaths are mainly due to cancers, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart disease. UK of the total UK population. 22% 31% 30% 30% In women from the UK, smoking is highest among 20-24 year olds at of women and In men of men from the UK, smoking is highest are now ex-smokers. Surveys show that about two-thirds of current smokers would like to stop smoking. among 25-34 year olds at How smoking affects Children Children and babies who live in a home where there is a smoker are more prone to ASTHMA, EAR, NOSE & THROAT INFECTIONS. Over Half of children would give up pocket money to help their parents give up smoking. of children hiding Almost children under 1/3 five years old in England and Wales are admitted to hospital each year due to illness caused 17,000 admitted to their parents' cigarettes in a desperate attempt to help them quit. by their parents smoking. Smoking during Pregnancy Women aged 20 or under were more likely to smoke before or during pregnancy than those aged 35 and Since Scotland introduced a over (61% and 30%) respectively. ban on smoking in public places in 2006 there has been a of women under 20 were also more 43% likely to smoke through pregnancy 10% drop in the country's premature birth rate. compared with 21% of women aged 35 and over. Timeline guide to the Benefits of quitting Smoking Health Wealth 20 minutes after quitting your blood pressure and pulse return to nomal, £6.50 1 DVD Rental, A few magazines DAY 48 hours - no nicotine is left in your body. Your senses of taste and smell are greatly improved. £45.50 1 Shoes, Spa facial, DVD's, Fancy meal for two. WEEK 72 hours - your breathing becomes easier and your energy levels increase. 2-12 weeks after quitting smoking your circulation improves and exercise can be easier. £195 1 Shopping spree, Premiership football tickets, MONTH Weekend break. 3-9 months - any coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve. Games console, A new laptop, The latest flat screen TV. Within five years the risk of heart attack is halved. MONTHS £1,170 Within 10 years the risk of lung cancer is halved and the risk of heart attack is at the same level as non-smokers. Football season ticket, A family holiday, A home cinema. MONTHS Medium to long tem stopping smoking at any age increases your life expectancy, provided you stop before the onset of serious disease. Even if you have developed a disease, you can benefit from stopping as your body will be under less strain and be able to fight it more easily. o55 £2,372 A new kitchen, Designer jewellery, A car. YEAR Facts and figures about smoking based on information from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17262897 http://www.ash.org.uk/files/documents/ASH_93.pdf http://www.nosmokingday.org.uk/downloads/media-fact-sheets/Great%20Britain.pdf and Patient.co.uk Patient.couk Further information about smoking and smoking cessation advice available on Patient.co.uk Trusted medical information and support SMOKING - Stats on the biggest cause of premature death & preventable disease in the UK - UK smoking Facts About 100,000 10 million adults smoke in Great Britain, that's 1 in 6 people in the UK die each year due to smoking. Smoking-related deaths are mainly due to cancers, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart disease. UK of the total UK population. 22% 31% 30% 30% In women from the UK, smoking is highest among 20-24 year olds at of women and In men of men from the UK, smoking is highest are now ex-smokers. Surveys show that about two-thirds of current smokers would like to stop smoking. among 25-34 year olds at How smoking affects Children Children and babies who live in a home where there is a smoker are more prone to ASTHMA, EAR, NOSE & THROAT INFECTIONS. Over Half of children would give up pocket money to help their parents give up smoking. of children hiding Almost children under 1/3 five years old in England and Wales are admitted to hospital each year due to illness caused 17,000 admitted to their parents' cigarettes in a desperate attempt to help them quit. by their parents smoking. Smoking during Pregnancy Women aged 20 or under were more likely to smoke before or during pregnancy than those aged 35 and Since Scotland introduced a over (61% and 30%) respectively. ban on smoking in public places in 2006 there has been a of women under 20 were also more 43% likely to smoke through pregnancy 10% drop in the country's premature birth rate. compared with 21% of women aged 35 and over. Timeline guide to the Benefits of quitting Smoking Health Wealth 20 minutes after quitting your blood pressure and pulse return to nomal, £6.50 1 DVD Rental, A few magazines DAY 48 hours - no nicotine is left in your body. Your senses of taste and smell are greatly improved. £45.50 1 Shoes, Spa facial, DVD's, Fancy meal for two. WEEK 72 hours - your breathing becomes easier and your energy levels increase. 2-12 weeks after quitting smoking your circulation improves and exercise can be easier. £195 1 Shopping spree, Premiership football tickets, MONTH Weekend break. 3-9 months - any coughs, wheezing and breathing problems improve. Games console, A new laptop, The latest flat screen TV. Within five years the risk of heart attack is halved. MONTHS £1,170 Within 10 years the risk of lung cancer is halved and the risk of heart attack is at the same level as non-smokers. Football season ticket, A family holiday, A home cinema. MONTHS Medium to long tem stopping smoking at any age increases your life expectancy, provided you stop before the onset of serious disease. Even if you have developed a disease, you can benefit from stopping as your body will be under less strain and be able to fight it more easily. o55 £2,372 A new kitchen, Designer jewellery, A car. YEAR Facts and figures about smoking based on information from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17262897 http://www.ash.org.uk/files/documents/ASH_93.pdf http://www.nosmokingday.org.uk/downloads/media-fact-sheets/Great%20Britain.pdf and Patient.co.uk Patient.couk Further information about smoking and smoking cessation advice available on Patient.co.uk Trusted medical information and support

Smoking - Stats on the biggest cause of premature death and preventable disease in the UK

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