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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Smoking


This is the Smoking JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Behaviour and Access to Services section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.


  • Smoking prevalence is higher in Bolton men than Bolton women;
  • From modelled estimates, Bolton's smoking prevalence is lower than is average for the Greater Manchester conurbation;
  • Since 2001 smoking prevalence has been reducing in Bolton for both genders, but the reduction between 2007 and 2010 is less than that between 2001 and 2007;
  • The most deprived and quintile 2 have the highest prevalence;
  • The White Other, White British, and Asian Pakistani ethnic groups have the highest smoking rates locally;
  • Bolton's disabled and LGB groups have very high smoking prevalence's.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


Smoking, Tobacco, Tobacco Smoking


Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Smoking777.88 KB

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