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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Alcohol (Child Health)


This is the Alcohol JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.


  • Bolton has a lower rate of child alcohol specific hospital admissions than the North West, but both the local and regional rate are much higher than is average for England;
  • The trend shows a recent reduction in child alcohol admissions;
  • Children from the most deprived fifth of Bolton's population are the most likely to attend A&E for a possible alcohol related issue;
  • A greater than average proportion of Bolton's children regularly use alcohol, and from national level data this age group tend to consume most over Friday and Saturday and typically drink beer/lager/cider, alcopops and spirits.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


Alcohol, Children, Drinking, Children and Alcohol,



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