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How does Hackney prevent the uptake of smoking?

Hackney previously participated in Cut Films, a youth anti-tobacco project that uses media to engage, educate and motivate young people not to take up the habit or (if they have) to quit. School-based prevention work will continue through the new City and Hackney Children and Young People‚Äôs Health and Wellbeing Service (starting autumn 2016), which …

How does smoking vary by ethnicity and gender in Hackney?

In general, smoking prevalence rates in men are higher than in women, but this varies considerably by ethnic group. For this reason, ethnicity and gender are considered here together, as considering either one without the other may mask important areas of need. As Figure 1 shows, the gender difference in smoking prevalence varies significantly across …

Smoking – Causes and risk factors

Risk of smoking is strongly linked to socio-economic status and all measures of deprivation. People in routine and manual occupations are more than twice as likely to smoke as people in managerial and professional occupations. Among unemployed people, almost 40% smoke as do around 40% of people with longstanding mental health problems and more than …