UK survey confirms link between deprivation and smoking

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 17 March 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2184
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

A new analysis from the Office for National Statistics confirms the strong association between the prevalence of smoking and levels of deprivation in England.

Men and women living in the most deprived areas of England were more than twice as likely to smoke as those living in the wealthiest areas, the analysis found.1

The analysis, which used data from …

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