• Current cigarette smoking among adults has steadily declined between 1993 and 2017 (from 27% to 17%).
  • In 2017, 6% of all adults were current users of e-cigarettes (vaping).
  • The proportion of both men and women drinking at increased or higher risk of harm (more than 14 units per week) decreased between 2011 and 2017 (from 34% to 28% of men, and from 18% to 14% of women).
  • In 2017, 29% of adults were eating the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day.
  • In 2017, fewer men than women consumed the recommended five or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day (26% and 32% respectively).

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Estimates of the number of men and women in England in different categories are available for: 

  • Cigarette smoking status
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Fruit and vegetable consumption

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