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Inequalities
Section category: Inequalities

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on youth crime and gang involvement

The Hackney Community Partnership Plan 2016-2018 indicates that the core age of those involved in gangs in Hackney tends to be between 15 and 19 years, however there have been reports of children as young as 10 becoming involved.   The ages of the 150 violent gang members that the Integrated Gangs Unit is working with …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on domestic violence and abuse

While domestic violence and abuse can affect anyone, regardless of their characteristics or circumstances, there are known risk factors associated with a greater likelihood of experiencing or perpetrating domestic violence, such as a history of mental ill-health, unemployment and poverty.    Research also suggests that intimate partner violence, for women in particular, could be associated with …

Soc&Env: Local inequalities data on crime and anti-social behaviour

Research suggests that people with disabilities are at a higher risk of being victims of violence than non-disabled people, with the risk increasing for people with mental health illnesses.  Table 4 shows that, based on data from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW), a higher proportion of women than men worry about violent …

Soc&Env: Community safety: Inequalities

The following section presents data on community safety by population demographic categories that may highlight inequalities. The section is framed around the following topics: Crime and anti-social behaviour Alcohol and crime-related ambulance and hospital attendances Domestic violence and abuse Youth crime and gang involvement  

Soc&Env: The ‘Food Environment’: Local inequalities data by disability

Having a disability can affect how people purchase, prepare and eat food (for example, difficulty reading labels, transporting food or using cooking equipment).  A recent report from the US highlights that people with mental or physical disabilities are at greater risk of food insecurity.  Due to the difference in social support between the UK and …

Soc&Env: The ‘Food Environment’: Local inequalities data by ethnicity

Certain Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups are at higher risk of diet-related poor health.  For example, stroke and type 2 diabetes risk is higher in the Black African Caribbean community and South Asians are at higher risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. In the UK (like the US), fast-food outlets tend …

Soc&Env: The ‘Food Environment’: Local inequalities data by age

Children are particularly susceptible to food advertising and media, which is why Ofcom has imposed restrictions for advertising unhealthy foods to children during the day-time.  Easy access to a healthy diet is especially important for young peopleFor example, it has been shown that secondary school-age children will travel up to 800 metres to purchase takeaway …

Soc&Env: The ‘Food Environment’: Inequalities

The following groups have been identified to be at increased risk of food poverty or poor access to a healthy diet: people living on low incomes or who are unemployed households with dependent children older people people with disabilities members of certain Black and minority ethnic communities The following section presents data on the ‘Food …