Black and minority ethnic groups
Smoking prevalence varies between minority ethnic groups but is generally higher than the general population; particularly in Bangladeshi, Irish and Pakistani males. Although health inequalities among minority ethnic groups are influenced by a number of factors, smoking remains one of the biggest causes of inequalities in health.
Ethnic composition accessing Central Bedfordshire Stop Smoking Service, *Includes White Irish and White Other Sources: ONS, 2011Census: Ethnic group (detailed) by local authority - Table QS211EW. Public Health Core Team – Quit Manager
Last updated Thursday, 26th July 2018