NOTICE PAPER NO. 1734
NOTICE OF QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
FOR THE SITTING OF PARLIAMENT ON 27 FEBRUARY 2023
Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament
Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang
MP for Nee Soon GRC
Question No. 2749
To ask the Minister for Health what is the number of deaths in Singapore that are attributable to second-hand smoke in 2020, 2021 and 2022.
There is no direct data on deaths caused by second-hand smoke. Deaths attributable to second-hand smoke are usually estimates based on modelling studies. The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2019 study estimated the annual deaths attributable to second-hand smoke for Singapore to be 296 in 2019.