Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.
Abstract

The North East PHO (NEPHO) is one of nine regional public health observatories in England, funded by the Department of Health, to strengthen the availability and use of health information at local level. NEPHO covers the North East Government Office region, comprising Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham and Tees Valley. NEPHO have a tool which enables users see mortality and morbidity data for PCT's and LA's on maps and downloadable spreadsheets.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Mortality and morbidity
Variables

Hospital episode statistics data by LA, life expectancy by LA and PCT, mortality - all causes, mortality - suicides, circulatory diseases, cancers and respiratory diseases, mortality under 75, lifestyle - smoking, binge drinking, obesity, fruit and vegetable, QOF.

Keywords
A&E admissions, alcohol related admissions, cataract procedures, emergency admissions, myocardial infarction, revascularisations, serious injury emergency admissions, life expectancy, mortality, suicides, circulatory disease, cancer, respiratory disease, smoking, binge drinking, obesity, fruit and vegetables
Identifier Variables
LA, PCT, electoral ward, unitary authority
Economic/Subject Categories
Demographics
Area of Health System
Public health
Disease Area
Cardiovascular diseases, Cancer, Respiratory diseases
Data collecting organization (s)
North East Public Health Observatory
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
Regional
Coverage (date of field work)
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

No information given

Availability
North East Public Health Observatory
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.nepho.org.uk/intelligence/maps
Contact
contactus@nepho.org.uk
Publications
http://www.nepho.org.uk/publications.php5