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Smoking-related hospital admissions top 1250 a day, new figures show

 

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Smoking-related hospital admissions top 1250 a day, new figures show

An estimated 460,000 hospital admissions in 2010/11 among people aged 35 and over were due to smoking, according to figures published.

This is the equivalent of 1,260 admissions a day; representing one in 20 of all admissions to hospital in 2010/11.
 

Statistics on Smoking: England 2012 presents a broad range of information on health issues related to smoking and includes new statistics from the Health and Social Care Information Centre’s Hospital Episodes Statistics.