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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 …

CYP: Local data on use of other substances

In Hackney and the City, 14% of 15 year olds say they have ever tried cannabis and 3% have tried other drugs. Just over half (52%) of those 15 year olds who report having ever tried cannabis say they have used it within the last month.  In 2011/12 and 2012/13, the rate of substance misuse-related …

CYP: Local data on Alcohol use

Almost one in three 15 year olds (29%) in Hackney and the City report being current alcohol drinkers, with 6% saying they drink at least every fortnight (‘frequent drinking’), and 24% reporting that they drink less frequently than this. In Hackney and the City in 2010/11 and 2012/13 combined, the rate of alcohol-related hospital admissions …

CYP: Local data on Reproductive health

The two most commonly prescribed types of contraception in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in under-25s in Hackney are oral contraception (2,490 prescriptions in 2014) and male condoms (1,695 distributed) – see Figure 5. The most common form of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) prescribed was the implant, making up almost three-quarters (72%) of all …

CYP: Local data on 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 Section 3.7. Due to there being only one state-maintained primary school in the …

CYP: Local data on communicable diseases in CYP

Vaccine-preventable diseases The ‘5 in 1’ vaccination is for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and haemophilus (DTaP/IPV/Hib) and children should have received three doses by their first birthday. This is achieved in 86% of Hackney and City of London children (2014/15). However, a number of children receive the vaccinations behind schedule; the coverage of all three …

CYP: Causes and risk factors of non-communicable diseases in CYP

Many of the local non-communicable public health priorities are the same in children as in adults. In fact, many of these childhood conditions are a risk factor for these conditions in adulthood – for instance, 80% of obese children grow up to become obese adults.   More information about some of the risk factors underlying these …

CYP: Best Start in Life: Comparisons of teenage mothers in other areas and over time

In 2013, the rate of births to those aged 15-17 years in Hackney and the City was not statistically significantly different from London, England or any of Hackney’s statistical peers (Figure 17). Figure 17: Births to those under the age of 18 per 1,000 women aged 15-17 (2014) Source: Children and Young People’s Health Benchmarking …

CYP: Best Start in Life: Comparison with other areas and over time

This section compares Hackney and the City with other areas, and examines time trends, for relevant indicators where data are available. For information on smoking during pregnancy, see ‘Lifestyle and behaviour’ JSNA chapter. This section covers the following areas: Birth rates Low birth weight Infant mortality Teenage mothers Antenatal assessments Maternal and infant nutrition

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 the Homerton, 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 (described in the …