Fewer than one in five people are still smokers

12 February 2014

In a letter to the BMJ Professor Robert West (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) and Dr Jamie Brown (UCL Clinical, Educational & Health Psychology) say: "For the first time in 80 years, smoking prevalence in England has fallen below 20 percent." Read: Daily Mail, Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live 'Victoria Derbyshire' (from 43 mins), More: Yorkshire Post, BMJ