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

Abstract

This is the Hospital Admissions for Epilepsy 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.

Headlines

  •  Bolton has a lower rate of child epilepsy admissions than is average for both the North West region but higher than England;
  • However, the trend has previously been higher than both and whilst being lower than the North West since 2007/08 has only recently been just lower than England;
  • Bolton is above average for its statistical peer group for this indicator;
  • There is significant and unusual variation across deprivation quintiles for child epilepsy admissions; Bolton's admission rate is lower than is average for the Greater Manchester connurbation.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level

Sub-Bolton

Population Level

Children

Source

Public Health Intelligence Team, Bolton Council

Keywords

Epilepsy, Children, Child Health, Hospital Admissions

Status

Current

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