Smoking and tobacco use
This section contains data sets, needs assessments, briefings and other documents on the use of tobacco in West Sussex.
Smoking data 2001 – 2011
A various spread of smoking data from 2007-2011
Download: Smoking data 2001 - 2011
HMP Ford health needs assessment
A report into the health and wellbeing needs of inmates in HMP Ford
prepared by the Institute for Criminal Policy for WSCC and NHS West
Sussex in 2010.
The report contains recommendations drawn from data analysis, stakeholder consultation, offender interviews and a literature review.
Download: HMP Ford health needs assessment
Lifestyles of 16 to 24 year olds in West Sussex 2007
This survey provides West Sussex with an important and timely insight into the health and educational determinants of young adults in further and higher education.
This report provides information on demographics, lifestyles, high-risk and sexual behaviour of young adults aged between 16 and 24 years old.
This lifestyle survey of 16 to 24-year-olds attending Further and Higher Education Colleges in West Sussex was conducted in the winter term 2006-2007 (representing the views of 2,672 young adults).
Lifestyles of older people in West Sussex, 2006
West Sussex has an ageing population. The county’s population age structure is older than the South East region and England as a whole and presents challenges in relation to the demand for and provision of services, but also in the way that older people are perceived and included in the wider community.
This report includes sections on smoking and alcohol, carers, contact with health services, home, anti-social behaviour and vulnerability of 48,202 people aged 60+ in West Sussex.
A summary report of the Older People’s Lifestyle Survey 2013 is also available on this site
Lifestyles of 14-15 year olds in West Sussex 2015
West Sussex smoking cessation health equity audit 2013 – 2014
This report is to provide local stop smoking services, commissioners and decision makers with information about how equitable the distributions of resources for stop smoking services were delivered relative to the health needs of the population.
Lives of older people in West Sussex survey; summary report 2013
West Sussex County Council conducted a telephone survey of 2803 residents aged 65+ and selected at random.
The aims of the survey were to understand levels of loneliness,
social isolation and participation in older people in the county and to obtain data on health, wellbeing and lifestyle.
Attached is a short summary of the findings from the report.