Headlines Alcohol specific mortality is increasing in the District. Alcohol related admission is increasing in the District. Alcohol related ill health in Wakefield is heavily linked with deprivation with those in the deprived areas exhibiting higher rates. Men in Wakefield have higher rates of alcohol related ill health than women, although the greater rising trend … Continue reading "Alcohol"
Headlines Around 1 in 4 adults in Wakefield district are smokers (17.9%), according to the national annual population survey (2017). 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 … Continue reading "Smoking in Adults"