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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Premature (<75) mortality: Lung cancer


This is the Premature (<75) mortality - 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.


  • Premature lung cancer mortality in Bolton is 30% higher than England for men and 50% 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 consistent reduction over time;
  • In some parts of Bolton mortality is more than double the national average, with the highest rates seen in the more deprived areas around the Town Centre;
  • Bolton is above average for its peer group.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


JSNA Indicator Sheet, Premature Mortality, Lung Cancer, Mortality


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