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Long Term Monitoring of Health Inequalities: Headline Indicators – October 2015

Annual update of the 'Long-term Monitoring of Health Inequalities' headline indicators.

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Indicators

The indicators monitored by this report series are:

Headline indicators of health inequalities

  • Healthy Life Expectancy
  • Premature Mortality from all causes (aged under 75 years)
  • Mental Wellbeing of adults (aged 16+)

Indicators of inequalities in morbidity and mortality

  • Coronary Heart Disease: first ever hospital admission for heart attack (aged under 75 years)
  • Coronary Heart Disease: deaths (aged 45-74 years)
  • Cancer: incidence (aged under 75 years)
  • Cancer: deaths (aged 45-74 years)
  • Alcohol: first hospital admissions (aged under 75 years)
  • Alcohol-related deaths (aged 45-74 years)
  • All-cause mortality (aged 15-44 years)
  • Low birthweight
  • Healthy birthweight

This year's report does not include results for low birthweight or healthy birthweight indicators, as updated data for this indicator is not yet available.

Tables showing the most up-to-date trends in relative and absolute inequalities for all indicators are published on the Scottish Government website.

Contact

Email: Craig Kellock

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