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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Hospital Admissions for Asthma (Child Health)

Abstract

This is the Hospital Admissions for Asthma JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal Health section (updated May 2015). 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.

Headlines

  • Bolton has a higher rate of asthma admissions than England for both boys and girls, but is around average for the North West;
  • Historically, Bolton boys have a higher rate of asthma admissions than Bolton girls and this is a typical pattern;
  • There is no significant difference between admissions across the first four deprivation quintiles (the least deprived group are significantly lower however);
  • Great Lever stands out as the Childrens Centre Reach Area with the highest rate of admissions in Bolton.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level

Sub-Bolton

Population Level

Children

Source

Public Health Intelligence Team, Bolton Council

Keywords

Asthma, Hospital Admissions, Children, Child Health, Respiratory Illness

Status

Current

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