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|Title:||Smoking in the Northern Territory|
|Other Titles:||Fact sheet - Smoking in the Northern Territory|
|Corporate Author:||Northern Territory Department of Health|
|Publisher:||Northern Territory Department of Health|
|Abstract:||Tobacco smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in Australia. In 2018, tobacco smoking was responsible for more than 20,500 deaths, or 13% of total deaths from all causes, and 8.6% of total burden of disease and injury in Australia was due to tobacco use, making it the leading risk factor that contributed to disease burden and deaths. This factsheet provides a summary of smoking information to support planning, implementation and evaluation of health services and programs in the Northern Territory (NT).|
|Appears in Collections:||Epidemiology|
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