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Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on parks and open spaces

A 2015 survey found that, overall, women in Hackney tend to use parks and green spaces more regularly than men for a number of social activities as well as exercising.  More women (45%) than men (29%) said they used parks for attending events.  Over a third of women (34%) reported taking exercise or a personal …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on cultural facilities

Libraries in Hackney are used by people from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds, closely matching the borough deprivation profile.  As such, they are a potentially valuable setting for targeted interventions to reduce health inequalities. A larger number of women than men are active library users (information on gender was not provided by 4% of …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on housing by gender and sexuality

As mentioned previously, the stress and anxiety associated with struggles to meet high housing costs tend to accumulate over time, typically affecting men more than women. In 2015/16, four in five rough sleepers (84%) identified by CHAIN data in Hackney were male and 16% were female.  In the City in 2014/15, again most rough sleepers …

L&B: Alcohol: Service gaps and opportunities

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 …

L&B: Alcohol: Local inequalities data 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 …

L&B: 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 …

L&B: Local inequalities data by Sexual orientation

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 …