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Asian Bangladeshi
Ethnicity category: Asian Bangladeshi

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 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 …