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CYP: Local inequalities data on Communicable diseases by age

Among children under 18 years of age who have been looked after continuously for at least 12 months, 87% were up to date with their immunisations in Hackney as of 31 March 2015.   Conversely, a local audit performed in Hackney between 15 January and 30 April 2015 found that half (48%) of the 38 children …

CYP: Local data on common long-term conditions in CYP

National estimates suggest that there are around 11,000 disabled children in Hackney and almost 150 in the City of London (Table 3). An estimated 32 boys and 16 girls aged 0-19 have a severe disability in Hackney. Estimates of the prevalence of severe disability are not available for the City due to the small numbers …

Local data – non-communicable disease

Obesity The most reliable source of data on child obesity is the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP), participation in which is compulsory in state-maintained schools. The NCMP measures children at age 4-5 (Reception Year) and age 10-11 (Year 6).  For more detail, see Services and Support section. Due to there being only one state-maintained primary …

CYP: Causes and risk factors of communicable disease in CYP

Communicable diseases are caused by infections that can be transmitted from person to person. Examples include measles, meningitis, influenza (‘flu’) and tuberculosis, as well as sexually transmitted infections (such as chlamydia) and HIV. For many communicable diseases, particularly those for which the consequences of infection can be serious, there is a programme of immunisation in …

CYP: Best Start in Life: Comparisons in maternal and infant nutrition over time

As described in the introduction to this chapter, in 2013/14 virtually all (99.3%) babies born in Hackney and the City of London had their breastfeeding status recorded at birth, which is higher than the London (97%) and national (98%) averages; 92% of these babies were being breastfed, which is again higher than the London (88%) …

CYP: Best Start in Life: Comparisons in infant mortality in other areas and over time

At 5.5 per 1,000 live births, the infant mortality rate in Hackney is higher than the national and London rates, and higher than some of its statistical peers (Figure 15). Figure 15: Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births (three-year average, 2013-15) Source: Public Health Outcomes Framework.  Figure 16 shows that the rate has been …

CYP: Best Start in Life: Comparisons of birth rates in other areas and over time

Figure 11 shows that Hackney’s crude fertility rate (CFR) is higher than the London and England rates and among the highest of its statistical peers, while City’s rate is lower than London’s and England’s. Figure 11: Live births per 1,000 residents (CFR) (2015) Source: Office for National Statistics, 2015.  Figure 12 shows that Hackney and …