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Soc&Env: Transport and travel: Local inequalities data by age

Figure 2, Figure 3 and Figure 4 show London level data on mode of travel by age band, presenting data separately for bus and underground, car drivers and passengers, and frequent cycling and walking.  The figures also compare the percentage of each band using each transport mode with the percentage of that age band in …

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 teenage pregnancy

The rate of births in women aged 15-17 years in City and Hackney is 5.7 per 1,000. The absolute number of births at HUHFT, however, is measured for women under 19 years old and it is this figure that is relevant to the caseload of the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) programme. There were 58 births …

CYP: Best Start in Life: Causes and Risk Factors: Teenage pregnancy

Teenage pregnancies  are linked to risk factors for poor maternal and child health and an increased incidence of poorer birth outcomes. For instance, teenage mothers are six times as likely to smoke during pregnancy and 33% less likely to initiate breastfeeding than those aged over 30. Poor health outcomes are described in Table 1. Table …

Alcohol – Evidence and good practice

Overview of evidence Table 11 provides an overview of the efficacy of a range of interventions to prevent or reduce alcohol-related harm across the life course, ranging from universal interventions to those which are selective or targeted according to the level of risk or alcohol-related harm. Evidence suggests that a positive focus on encouraging lower …

How alcohol consumption varies by ethnicity

Local survey data also show notable variation in drinking behaviour across different ethnic groups, as illustrated in Figure 10. In the Hackney resident health and wellbeing survey, high risk drinkers were most likely to be from White backgrounds, while non-drinking was particularly common among Asian and Black respondents compared to White respondents, which may reflect …

How alcohol consumption varies by gender

As alluded to in the Causes and risk factors section, there are clear differences in drinking behaviours by gender. According to the Hackney resident health and wellbeing survey, men in Hackney are more likely to be high risk drinkers than women, based on calculated survey AUDIT-C scores (Figure 8). Men are also more likely to …

How alcohol consumption varies by age

National evidence suggests that older people on average drink more regularly than younger people, although binge drinking is more common in younger age groups (see Cause and risk factors section). Locally, there are also marked differences in drinking patterns across age groups, according to responses to the Hackney resident health and wellbeing survey. As shown …

Alcohol – Unmet need

As well as AUDIT-C, the Hackney resident health and wellbeing survey also asked a question about adult residents’ perceptions of their drinking habits.  Table 4 shows that, again, a large proportion say they do not drink in response to this question (38%), while one third perceive themselves to be ‘sensible’ drinkers (33%). However, there is …