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In 2018, 14.4% of the population in Thames-Coromandel District were regular smokers.
Smoking is the major cause of preventable disease in New Zealand. Data on smoking prevalence is used by those working in the health sector to:
'Do you smoke cigarettes regularly (that is, one or more a day)?', and 'Have you ever been a regular smoker of one or more cigarettes a day'
|Smoking behaviour||Number||%||Waikato Region %||Number||%||Waikato Region %||2013 to 2018|
|Never smoked regularly||13,899||54.7||61.7||10,479||47.8||53.6||+3,420|
|Not stated / included||--||--||--||1,803||8.2||9.2||-1,803|
|Total population aged 15+||25,407||100.0||100.0||21,909||100.0||100.0||+3,498|
Analysis of smoking behaviour in Thames-Coromandel District in 2018 compared to Waikato Region shows that there was a lower proportion of people were regular smokers, a higher proportion of people who were ex-smokers and a decreased by proportion of people who had never smoked regularly.
Overall, 14.4% of Thames-Coromandel District's population were current smokers, 30.9% were ex-smokers and 54.7% had never smoked regularly, compared with 14.9%, 23.4% and 61.7% for Waikato Region respectively.
The largest changes in the smoking behaviour of the population in Thames-Coromandel District between 2013 and 2018 were for:
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