HEALTH: Calderdale Health Report

Public Health England have published a detailed “Health Profile” for the year 2016 for Calderdale. Some of the headline findings include:

  • About 20% (8,200) of children live in low income families.
  • Life expectancy for both men and women is lower than the England average.
  • Life expectancy is 9.0 years lower for men and 10.2 years lower for women in the most deprived areas of Calderdale than in the least deprived areas.
  • The rate of alcohol-related harm hospital stays is 596*, better than the average for England.
  • The rate of smoking related deaths is 319*,worse than the average for England.
  • The rate of people killed and seriously injured on roads is worse than average.

Local priorities – Priorities in Calderdale include tackling health inequalities, obesity, physical activity, tobacco, and air quality.

Download the full report here: Calderdale Health Profile 2016(pdf file)

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