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Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2010

DescriptionChief Medical Officer Annual Report 2010 Assets for Health
Official Print Publication DateDecember 2011
Website Publication DateDecember 14, 2011


ISBN 978 1 78045 584 6
DPPAS 12126

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Chapter 1 - The burden of illness

Chapter 2 - Behaviours associated with ill health
Alcohol consumption
Obesity, diet and exercise
Multiple risk factors
Mental wellbeing

Chapter 3 - Trends in indicators of health inequality
Healthy Life Expectancy (HLE) - at birth
Death rate from all causes, aged under 75 years
Mental wellbeing of adults aged 16 years and over
Low birthweight
First admission for heart attack under the age of 75 years
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) - deaths aged 45-74 years
Cancer incidence in those under 75 years
Mortality from cancer
Survival from cancer
Alcohol - first ever hospital admission aged under 75 years
Alcohol - deaths aged 45-74 years
All-cause mortality aged 15-44 years

Chapter 4 - The health of prisoners
About prisons
Key health issues
The experience of prison as a patient
Rehabilitation, leaving prison
The NHS and prisons

Chapter 5 - Assets for health
The underlying theory
Current approaches
Alternative ways of working
What are health assets?
The asset approach in practice
Asset mapping
Measuring progress
The way ahead for Scotland?

Chapter 6 - Significant trends in the incidence of the communicable diseases of public health importance in 2010
Gastro-intestinal infections
Bloodborne virus and sexually transmitted infection
Healthcare associated infections
Vaccine preventable diseases
E. coli O157