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Smoking: West Kent NHS and Social Care Trust

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 17 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients in the West Kent primary care trust have used NHS stop smoking services to set a quit date since 2001; and how many had stopped smoking at four-week follow up. (149305)

The information is not available in the format requested.

Data are available on the number of people who have set a quit date through the national health service stop- smoking services and, of those, how many people had successfully quit smoking at the four-week follow up (based on self-report) for West Kent primary care trust, from 2002-03 to 2005-06. These figures are presented in the following table.

Data for 2001-02 are unavailable by PCT.

Data for 2006-07 are due to be published during the week commencing 13 August 2007.

People setting a quit date and successful quitters, in West Kent Primary Care Trust1, 2002-03 to 2005-06

Number

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

Setting a quit date

631

2,817

4,883

5,789

Successful quitters at the four week follow up (self-report)

381

2,353

3,948

3,607

Note:

Figures presented here are based on the new PCT structure introduced in 2006, which have been produced by aggregating data for Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley, Maidstone Weald and South West Kent PCTs.

Source:

The Information Centre for health and social care, Lifestyle Statistics.