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10-15
Age category: 10-15

CYP: Local inequalities data on Communicable diseases by age

Among children under 18 years of age who have been looked after continuously for at least 12 months, 87% were up to date with their immunisations in Hackney as of 31 March 2015.   Conversely, a local audit performed in Hackney between 15 January and 30 April 2015 found that half (48%) of the 38 children …

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 Smoking

Recent surveys of young people in Hackney and the City suggest that around three quarters have never smoked.  For example, Figure 4 shows that 76% of 15 year olds report never having smoked, 6% are current smokers, 4% are ex-smokers and 14% say they have tried smoking at some point. According to the same source, …

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: Causes and risk factors of communicable disease in CYP

Communicable diseases are caused by infections that can be transmitted from person to person. Examples include measles, meningitis, influenza (‘flu’) and tuberculosis, as well as sexually transmitted infections (such as chlamydia) and HIV. For many communicable diseases, particularly those for which the consequences of infection can be serious, there is a programme of immunisation in …

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 …