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The East Midlands Public Health Observatory (EMPHO) is one of nine regional Public Health Observatories funded by the Department of Health in England.  EMPHO is the regional health intelligence organisation providing information and analysis to support those working to improve health and reduce health inequalities in the East Midlands. It has a data store which holds information on: teenage pregnancy in the form of an interactive mapping tool (which provides an interactive view containing a thematic map, table and chart allowing you to understand the spatial patterns and temporal trends for a specific indicator of interest), key health indicators (contains data on: population, determinants of health, health indicators), population/demographic datasets (contains data on: population estimates, age structure, population projections and ethnicity) and small area health data.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Teenage pregnancy, key health indicators, population and small area health data.

Number of live births, general fertility rate, number of deaths from all causes, resident population estimate, age structure, population projections, ethnic composition, income, employment, health deprivation and disability, education, skills and training, barriers to housing and services, crime, living environment, self reported health, long term illness, permanent disability or sickness, life expectancy, teenage pregnancy, suicide, birth weight, mental illness, prenatal and infant mortality, mortality from cancer, hospital admissions following accidents, mortality from accidents, mortality from coronary heart disease, mortality from circulatory diseases.

Avoidable injury, alcohol, cancer, children and young people's health, ethnicity, health, food, health equity audit, health impact assessment, health inequalities, joint strategic needs assessment, mental health, obesity, physical activity, public health intelligence, renal disease and services, sexual health, smoking, teenage pregnancy, determinants of health, health indicators, population, teenage pregnancy, births, deaths, fertility rate
Identifier Variables
LA, PCT, electoral ward, GOR
Area of Health System
Public health
Disease Area
Mental health, Cancer, Coronary heart disease
Data Available
Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
East Midlands Public Health Observatory
Data Type
Coverage (date of field work)
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Unit of Analysis

Varies by LA and dataset. For example, Barking and Dagenham count for under 18 conception rate is 203, for Barnet PCT it is 172

East Midlands Public Health Observatory
Conditions of Access
Free registration access
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Tel: 01623812069