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NICE's formal guidance on school-based interventions on alcohol.

Follow the link for full details: http://guidance.nice.org.uk/PH7

 

This is the Alcohol attributable (Male) JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Mortality section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

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  • Male alcohol attributable mortality in Bolton is significantly higher than both the national and regional average and accounts for over one year of life lost in Bolton men who die prematurely (<75);
  • The mortality rate is static locally, regionally, and nationally;
  • In Bolton, mortality is far higher in men from the most deprived group of the population;
  • The inequality gap between the most deprived group and Bolton shows no reduction over time;
  • Bolton is above average for its peer group and within the Greater Manchester connurbation.

This is the Alcohol attributable (Female) JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

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  • Female alcohol attributable mortality in Bolton is significantly higher than both the national and regional average and accounts for six months of life lost in Bolton women who die prematurely (<75);
  • The mortality rate is static locally, regionally, and nationally;
  • In Bolton, mortality is far higher in women from the most deprived group of the population;
  • The inequality gap between the most deprived group and Bolton shows some reduction over time;
  • Bolton is above average for its peer group and within the Greater Manchester connurbation.

 

This survey is the latest in a series designed to monitor smoking, drinking and drug use among secondary school pupils aged 11 to 15. Information was obtained from 6,519 pupils in 219 schools throughout England in the autumn term of 2011.

http://www.ic.nhs.uk/pubs/sdd11fullreport

This is the Alcohol JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

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  • Bolton has a lower rate of child alcohol specific hospital admissions than the North West, but both the local and regional rate are much higher than is average for England;
  • The trend shows a recent reduction in child alcohol admissions;
  • Children from the most deprived fifth of Bolton's population are the most likely to attend A&E for a possible alcohol related issue;
  • A greater than average proportion of Bolton's children regularly use alcohol, and from national level data this age group tend to consume most over Friday and Saturday and typically drink beer/lager/cider, alcopops and spirits.

This is the Drinking Behaviour JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Behaviour and Access to Services section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

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  • Bolton and the North West tend to exhibit drinking behaviour at a higher risk than is average for England, with Bolton in particular being higher than England for 'increasing risk';
  • In Bolton, the least deprived group have the highest proportion of people who drink over the weekly limit, but there is little difference across gradients for those drinking severely over the limit;
  • In Bolton the White British group are far more liklely to drink over the limit;
  • Bolton is around average for its statistical peers for lower risk and higher risk drinking, but is higher than most for increasing risk.

This is the Binge Drinking JSNA Indicator Sheets from the Behaviour and Access to Services section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

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  • Binge drinking is higher in Bolton men than Bolton women;
  • From modelled estimates, Bolton's binge drinking is lower than is average for the Greater Manchester connurbation;
  • Locally, binge drinking shows no change in Bolton women and an increase in Bolton men;
  • The lesser deprived quintiles of Bolton's popualtion have the highest rates of binge drinking;
  • The White British have by far the highest rate of binge drinking locally;
  • Following the deprivation pattern of Bolton, the lesser deprived North and West of Bolton have the highest rates of binge drinking.

This is Alcohol-related admissions JSNA Indicator Sheets from the Behaviour and Access to Services section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton. 

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  • Bolton's rate of alcohol-related hospital admissions is lower than is average for the North West, but remains higher than England;
  • Over time the rate of alcohol-related hospital admissions has been increasing nationally, regionally, and locally;
  • Bolton has a lower hospital admissions rate for alcohol-related conditions than is average for its statistical peers;
  • Locally, the more deprived areas around the town centre and towards the East of the borough have the highest rates of alcohol specific hospital admissions.

This brief report provides evidence on the health needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual communities using a variety of sources of information. It also highlights the key indicators, relevant to such population groups, contained within the Public Health and Adult Social care Outcomes Frameworks. Key issues include: smoking; mental health; sexual health; substannce misuse.

This is the latest Local Alcohol Profile for Bolton produced annually by the North West Public Health Observatory. The profile contains a number of alcohol related indicators to measure the impact of alcohol on the local area compared regionally and nationally. The full resource can be accesssed by clicking here:  http://bit.ly/1G0PVst  The Bolton profile can be accessed by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1Q62LfG

(Updated June 2015)

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