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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 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 …

Alcohol – Causes and risk factors

In cultural terms, characterisations of the British drinking culture as one of excess are too simplistic. Frequent but moderate drinking is more common than is often acknowledged in policy debate. However, increasing risk drinking behaviours are found across a range of settings and contexts, including home drinking among older couples, and social gatherings of family …

Alcohol – Definitions

There are two key sources which measure drinking levels: Local Alcohol Profiles England (LAPE) and Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test Consumption (AUDIT-C). Please note: both sources use classifications based on the previous CMO alcohol guidelines (and not those in Box 2) and will, therefore, underestimate the number the number and proportion of people drinking at …

How diet varies by gender

Nationally, women consume slightly more in the way of fruit and vegetables than men.  This mirrors research in Hackney, which showed that 30% of men and 40% of women reported meeting the ‘5-a-day’ guidance. In the Hackney resident health and wellbeing survey, women were also more likely to say they eat a home cooked meal …

How physical activity levels vary by sexual orientation and gender identity

Research examining physical activity levels among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other sexual and gender minority (LGBT+) people is limited. National estimates indicate that half of all LGBT+ people say they would not join a sports club, twice the number of their heterosexual counterparts. One study noted not only the existence of prejudice, homophobia and …

How physical activity levels vary with age

Physical activity is vital for maintaining good health throughout life. However, there is significant variation in activity levels at different ages. Figure 12 shows that boys are significantly more likely to have low levels of physical activity between the ages of 5-7 than boys in older age groups (up to the age of 15). For …

How physical activity varies by gender

Males are more active than females in virtually every age group. Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign was created in response to research showing lower physical activity among women. The campaign has inspired 2.8 million women to be more active since its launch in 2015.  At younger ages, Figure 14 shows the trend for boys …