Smoking and Health in Scotland: key stats

smoking_infographic2Today we’re launching our hot-off-the-press infographic about Smoking and Health in Scotland.  In collaboration with Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Scotland we’ve created this summary of some of the key statistics on smoking and health in Scotland, featuring some headline results from our own research.  Please use and circulate widely!

The infographic has arisen from our work exploring the relationship between tobacco outlet density and smoking behaviours, and our desire to publicise the results as widely as possible.  In November we published a paper in Tobacco Control on adolescent smoking behaviours and outlet density (and see blog post here) and we have more papers coming soon.  Now we’re exploring more novel ways of disseminating our research: the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have funded us to produce this infographic, and to produce a website (forthcoming) that will allow users to map out outlet data, explore related health data and download the data for their own needs.  Watch this space!


2 thoughts on “Smoking and Health in Scotland: key stats”

  1. Great infographic and gets the message over better than a ton of pages could.
    As a non-smoker from Glasgow, and losing a parent to smoking related cancer this is very relevant to me .
    I will share on Twitter

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