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Local data and unmet
Section category: Local data and unmet

CYP: Physical Health: Local data and unmet need

The local data on the physical health of children and young people (CYP) in Hackney and the City of London are framed around the following headings: Local data on communicable diseases in CYP Vaccine-preventable Sexually transmitted infections Local data on non-communicable diseases in CYP Obesity  Oral Health  Smoking  Alcohol Use Use of other substances  Reproductive …

Local data – common long-term conditions

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 …

Local data – non-communicable disease

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 Services and Support section. Due to there being only one state-maintained primary …

Local data – communicable disease

Vaccine-preventable diseases The ‘5 in 1’ vaccination is for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and haemophilus (DTaP/IPV/Hib) and children should have received three doses by their first birthday. This is achieved in 86% of Hackney and City of London children (2014/15). However, a number of children receive the vaccinations behind schedule; the coverage of all three …

CYP: Local data on maternal smoking

Over a 10-month period (April 2014 to February 2015), 6% of the 4,324 people who gave birth at HUHFT (all boroughs of residence, not just Hackney and the City) identified themselves as current smokers at their booking visit, with 79% identifying as never-smokers and 15% as ex-smokers (Figure 5). Of the 264 women who reported …

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 HUHFT, 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. There were 58 births …

CYP: Local data on pregnancy and birth outcomes

In 2014, there were 4,377 live births to Hackney residents (a rate of 60 per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44) and 61 to City of London residents (a rate of 38 per 1,000 women aged 15 to 44).   In 2014, 112 full-term babies in City and Hackney (2.7%) were of a low birthweight; data …

CYP: The Best Start in Life: Local data and unmet need

Throughout this section, much of the information has been gathered from Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (HUHFT), as it is the hospital in which three quarters of Hackney and City babies are delivered (Table 3). However, given that fewer than five City of London babies were born at Homerton Hospital in 2010/11, these findings …

Health outcomes of poor diet

The Adult health and illness chapter of the JSNA describes the prevalence of a range of health conditions that are linked to poor diet (including coronary heart disease, diabetes and cancer).  The Children and young people JSNA chapter provides a similar commentary. Estimates from the recent Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report 2013, suggest that …