Health Tracker reveals ACT suburbs with highest rates of smoking, obese and overweight children, inactive adults

Women are more likely to smoke than men in the ACT, new data shows. Photo: Joe Armao Efforts to reduce smoking in Canberra may be leaving women behind as new health data shows they are more likely than men to smoke in almost all ACT suburbs. The figures from the latest Australia Health Tracker data also reveal which parts of Canberra have the most smokers and risky drinkers, as well as which suburbs have more overweight people and which cancers are more prevalent in different areas. Smoking rates for Canberra women are close to the national average of 13.7 per cent, at…
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