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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Drinking Behaviour


This is the Drinking Behaviour JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Behaviour and Access to Services 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 and the North West tend to exhibit drinking behaviour at a higher risk than is average for England, with Bolton in particular being higher than England for 'increasing risk';
  • In Bolton, the least deprived group have the highest proportion of people who drink over the weekly limit, but there is little difference across gradients for those drinking severely over the limit;
  • In Bolton the White British group are far more liklely to drink over the limit;
  • Bolton is around average for its statistical peers for lower risk and higher risk drinking, but is higher than most for increasing risk.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


Alcohol, Drinking, Behaviour, Attitudes



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