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Public Health Data

Smoking rates

In 2015, 19% of adults in Ireland smoked tobacco every day1

Alcohol consumption

In 2015, Irish adults drank 10.9 litres per capita2

Obesity rate

18% of adults in Ireland were obese in 20152

Is there any public policy to reduce these risks (smoking, alcohol and obesity) in your country?

In 2013, the ‘Healthy Ireland’ agenda was adopted as a general framework to improve population health and wellbeing around four broad goals:

  1. increase the proportion of people who are healthy at all stages of life;
  2. reduce health inequalities;
  3. protect the public from threats to health and wellbeing;
  4. create an environment where every sector of society can play their part. This policy aims to reduce the risks associated with smoking, drinking and obesity. 

If yes, do they mention pancreatic cancer as a possible risk / consequence of smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity?