While sexual relationships are essentially private matters, good sexual health is important to both individuals and society. Sexual health can affect a person’s physical and mental wellbeing. Some consequences of poor sexual health include:
•Teenage parenthood reduces the life chances of young people and their children.
Background to the Indices of Deprivation
The Indices of Deprivation are published by the Department for Communities & Local Government (DCLG). The latest version are the Indices of Deprivation 2015, providing an update to the Indices of Deprivation 2010. They include ranks and scores for all 32,844 Lower Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in…Read more »
Overall child and maternal health in North Yorkshire is very good and is generally better than the average for England. On the whole the county performs better (and in many cases significantly exceeds) the England average across a wide range of child and maternal health indicators. Although we should be pleased about the positive results …Read more »
Tobacco control in North Yorkshire
Smoking is still the primary cause of premature mortality and preventable illness in North Yorkshire and in 2011-13, 16.9% (3128) of all deaths in the county were attributable to smoking, this equates to over 1000 deaths a year. Tobacco is linked to more than 200 diseases and is the primary cause of lun…Read more »