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Subject: Heart disease
The Myocardial Infarction Audit Project (MINAP) began in late 1998 when a broadly based steering group developed a dataset for acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This allowed clinicians to examine the management of myocardial infarction within their hospitals against targets specified by the...
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London is the most ethnically diverse city in the UK. Census 2001 population figures suggest that: 40% of Londoners belong to a minority ethnic group, including the White Other and White Irish groups. The White Other (8%), Indian (6%), Black African (5%) and Black Caribbean (5%) groups are the...
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Author: Directgov
This page gives links to key facts and information about the UK, including population and census statistics, and statistical snapshots on the labour market, health, religion, social inequalities and ethnicity.
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This statistical report presents a range of information on obesity, physical activity and diet, drawn together from a variety of sources.
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The Spearhead Intervention Tool has been commissioned by the Department of Health through the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO). This version of the tool has been updated with latest data for 2005-07. The tool is designed to assist commissioners in Spearhead Primary Care Trusts...
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This statistical report presents a range of information on obesity, physical activity and diet, drawn together from a variety of sources. The topics covered include: Overweight and obesity prevalence among adults and children; Physical activity levels among adults and children; Trends in...
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This Health Inequalities Intervention Toolkit, developed jointly by the Association of Public Health Observatories and the Department of Health, focuses on improving life expectancy and infant mortality rates, especially in disadvantaged areas. Based on local authority boundaries, it is...
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The Health-Related Behaviour Questionnaire (HRBQ) was first developed in 1976 for use in secondary schools [PDF] and adapted for use in primary schools [PDF] in 1988. The HRBQ provides baseline data to identify priorities for health education planning, assessments and intervention programmes....
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Author: NHS Direct
NHS Direct operates a 24-hour nurse advice and health information service, providing confidential information on: What to do if you or your family are feeling ill; Particular health conditions; Local healthcare services, such as doctors, dentists or late night opening pharmacies. Self help and...
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Subject: Ethnic groups
The incidence, prevalence, and mortality of many diseases are known to vary by ethnic group.There are well documented inequities in access to prevention, treatment, and palliative health and social care services based on ethnic group. There are, too, reported differences in the quality of...

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