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CYP: Local inequalities data on maternal health by ethnicity

Birth rates Figure 7 shows that Asian and Black residents have similar overall birth rates (52 per 1,000 women aged 15-49 for Asian residents and 53 per 1,000 for Black residents), and both groups’ birth rates peak in the 25-29 and 30-34 age brackets. In Asian residents, the peak is 84 per 1,000 women aged …

What service gaps related to alcohol have been identified in the City and Hackney?

Many of the services in Hackney and the City which provide support around alcohol risk are relevant to higher risk or dependent drinkers, and recovery services promote abstinence over reduced drinking. The infrastructure to promote moderation and raise awareness and reduction of alcohol-related harm for increasing risk drinkers is more limited. To support greater activity …

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 diet varies by ethnicity

Certain ethnic groups are at increased risk of diet-related ill-health and disease – such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease (see ‘Adult health and illness’ chapter of the JSNA). The Hackney resident health and wellbeing survey found that Black residents (28%) and Asian residents (18%) were less likely than average (35%) to say they ate …

How physical activity varies by ethnicity and religion

National data show that many minority ethnic groups are less active than average and are less likely to achieve the recommended levels of regular physical activity. This is most pronounced for Bangladeshi and Pakistani women. One of the recommendations for tackling obesity from the recent 5-19s health needs assessment in Hackney and the City is …

How does Hackney prevent the uptake of smoking?

Hackney previously participated in Cut Films, a youth anti-tobacco project that uses media to engage, educate and motivate young people not to take up the habit or (if they have) to quit. School-based prevention work will continue through the new City and Hackney Children and Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Service (starting autumn 2016), which …

How does smoking vary by ethnicity and gender in the City?

In general, smoking prevalence rates in men are higher than in women, but this varies considerably by ethnic group. For this reason, ethnicity and gender are considered here together, as considering either one without the other may mask important areas of need. Figure 1 shows smoking prevalence across gender and ethnicity for the City. Due …

How does smoking vary by ethnicity and gender in Hackney?

In general, smoking prevalence rates in men are higher than in women, but this varies considerably by ethnic group. For this reason, ethnicity and gender are considered here together, as considering either one without the other may mask important areas of need. As Figure 1 shows, the gender difference in smoking prevalence varies significantly across …

Smoking – Causes and risk factors

Risk of smoking is strongly linked to socio-economic status and all measures of deprivation. People in routine and manual occupations are more than twice as likely to smoke as people in managerial and professional occupations. Among unemployed people, almost 40% smoke as do around 40% of people with longstanding mental health problems and more than …