Table 2

Prevalence of smokers and high-risk drinkers by Government Office Region

RegionTotal nSmoker (n=7509)High-risk drinkers (n=7869)
95% CI95% CI
Per centLowerUpperPer centLowerUpper
North East273022.819.526.726.022.829.2
North West717421.919.924.621.519.523.6
Yorkshire and the Humber549521.519.125.020.117.722.5
East Midlands468519.316.723.510.37.513.0
West Midlands548317.815.419.98.76.211.2
East of England606616.514.219.010.88.413.2
Greater London Authority799416.414.419.09.06.911.1
South East874816.014.117.915.713.817.7
South West554718.716.321.014.512.117.0
Overall53 92218.517.819.314.613.815.4