HC Deb 15 December 1997 vol 303 cc60-1W
Mr. MacGregor

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of the risk of dying from cancer as a result of smoking 10 cigarettes a day. [20473]

Ms Jowell

The assessment requested has not been made specifically for smoking related cancer deaths but the risk of an individual dyingin any one year from smoking 10 cigarettes per day (all smoking related diseases) has been estimated as 1:200.

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