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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Lung cancer


This is the Lung cancer 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.


  • Lung cancer mortality in Bolton is 10% higher than England for men and 36% higher for women;
  • The female trend, whilst lower than the male, has been static historically, with small increases in more recent years locally;
  • There is a clear gradient across quintiles with the most deprived group having the highest mortality rate, and this inequality gap shows no change over time;
  • In some parts of Bolton mortality is more than 50% higher than the national average, with the highest rates seen in the more deprived areas around the Town Centre;
  • Bolton is average for its peer group.


Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


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