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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Communicable (infectious) diseases


This is the Communicable (infectious) diseases JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Mortality 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. 



  1. Mortality from infectious diseases in Bolton, whilst low compared to other disease areas, is increasing with the regional and national trends;
  2. The most deprived quintile has a higher mortality rate from infectious diseases in Bolton;
  3. Bolton has a lower rate than is average for its statistical peer group;
  4. The majority of deaths (60%) in Bolton within this disease area are classified as 'Other bacterial diseases', which mostly include the various types of septicaemia;
  5. Bolton is better than average within the Greater Manchester connurbation.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


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