Headlines The Population Physical activity levels have been declining in the population. This is partly to do with a shift in the industries people are employed in. Children have become increasingly more sedentary and this pattern has followed in to adulthood. The adult population as a whole is 20% less active than it was during … Continue reading "Physical Activity"
Headlines Alcohol consumption is increasing in the District Alcohol mortality is increasing in the District Alcohol related admission is increasing in the District The Population There are over 10 million people in England drinking at levels which increase their risk of health harm. Of these, 1.9 million were drinking at high-risk levels. In 2015/16 there … Continue reading "Alcohol"
Headlines Around 1 in 5 adults in Wakefield district are smokers (19.5%), according to the national annual population survey. Smoking prevalence in Wakefield district has fallen in recent years. Approximately 32% of deaths in Wakefield are attributable to smoking. Around 4,700 hospital admissions each year are attributable to smoking. There are large inequalities in smoking … Continue reading "Smoking in Adults"