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Measuring National Well-being: European Comparisons, 2014
Comparing the UK with the European Union across key areas of well-being. Where available using directly comparable or proxy measure data from five sources: Eurostat, the European Quality of Life Survey, Eurobarometer, the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA) and the World Gallup Poll.
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: UK
18 Jun 14 Article
Adult Health in Great Britain, 2012
This release looks at the prevalence of long-standing illnesses or disabilities (including limiting long-standing illnesses or disabilities).
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Region
01 Apr 14 Statistical bulletin
Alcohol-related deaths in the United Kingdom, registered in 2012
This bulletin presents the latest figures for alcohol-related deaths in the UK, its four constituent countries and regions of England. Comparisons are made between 2012, the latest year, and previously published data from 2002 onwards.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
19 Feb 14 Statistical bulletin
Drinking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012
The Opinions and Lifestyle Survey (OPN) is an inter-departmental multi-purpose survey carried out by the Office for National Statistics collecting information on a range of topics from people living in private households in Great Britain. This release presents findings from the OPN on the drinking behaviours of adults living in private households in Great Britain during 2012, and some comparisons with earlier years.
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Region
17 Dec 13 Statistical bulletin
Key Findings from the Integrated Household Survey: January 2012 to December 2012 (Experimental Statistics)
Findings on health, smoking, sexual identity and other social topics compiled from the UK Integrated Household Survey (IHS) between January 2012 to December 2012
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Other area classification
03 Oct 13 Statistical bulletin
Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012
Smoking rates, average number of cigarettes smoked and smoking during pregnancy in Great Britain during 2012. This release, using data provided by the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey (OPN), continues the series of releases on smoking
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Region
26 Sep 13 Report
Deaths Related to Drug Poisoning in England and Wales, 2012
Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales for the last five years. Data from 1993 are available to download, and are discussed in the commentary to provide context to the latest (2012) data. Figures are presented by cause of death, sex, age, substance(s) involved in the death, country and region.
Coverage: England and Wales
Geographic breakdown: Country, Region
28 Aug 13 Statistical bulletin
Chapter 1 - Smoking (General Lifestyle Survey Overview - a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey)
Data on smoking taken from the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey including questions on cigarette consumption, type of cigarette smoked, how old respondents were when they started smoking, and dependence on cigarettes.
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Region
07 Mar 13 Report
Chapter 2 - Drinking (General Lifestyle Survey Overview - a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey)
Data on drinking taken from the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey on recent trends over time in drinking behaviour and detailed data for the 2011 survey year.
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Region
07 Mar 13 Report
An overview of 40 years of data (General Lifestyle Survey Overview - a report on the 2011 General Lifestyle Survey)
The 2011 General Lifestyle Survey Overview report marks 40 years of results from a continuous household survey. The survey has monitored changes in the demographic, social and economic characteristics of households, families and people in Great Britain. These are some of the key changes measured by the survey during this time.
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: GB
07 Mar 13 Report
Alcohol-related deaths in the United Kingdom, 2011
Alcohol-related death figures and age-standardised rates for the UK, England, Wales and regions of England for 2011. Country-level figures for Scotland and Northern Ireland are not presented separately here. Figures for 2002 to 2010 are presented for comparison purposes.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
29 Jan 13 Statistical bulletin
Measuring National Well-being: Life in the UK, 2012
Measuring National Well-being: Life in the UK 2012 provides a unique overview of well-being in the UK today. The report is the first snapshot of life in the UK to be delivered by the Measuring National Well-being programme and will be updated and published annually. Well-being is discussed in terms of the economy, people and the environment. Information such as the unemployment rate or number of crimes against the person are presented alongside data on people’s thoughts and feelings, for example, satisfaction with our jobs or leisure time and fear of crime. Together, a richer picture on ‘how society is doing’ is provided
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: Country
20 Nov 12 Article
Measuring National Well-being - Children's Well-being, 2012
This article is published as part of the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Measuring National Well-being Programme and discusses the well-being of children. The Programme aims to produce accepted and trusted measures of the well-being of the nation - how the UK as a whole is doing. The Programme is also publishing more in depth analyses.
Coverage: International
Geographic breakdown: Country
26 Oct 12 Article
Integrated Household Survey April 2011 to March 2012: Experimental Statistics
Findings on health, smoking, sexual identity and other social topics compiled from the UK Integrated Household Survey (IHS) between April 2011 to March 2012
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
28 Sep 12 Statistical bulletin
Deaths Related to Drug Poisoning in England and Wales, 2011
Deaths related to drug poisoning (involving both legal and illegal drugs) and drug misuse (involving illegal drugs) in England and Wales for the last five years. Data from 1993 are available to download from the website, and are discussed in the commentary to provide context to the latest (2011) data. Figures are presented by cause of death, sex, age and substance(s) involved in the death.
Coverage: England and Wales
Geographic breakdown: Country
29 Aug 12 Statistical bulletin
Measuring National Well-being, Health, 2012
Latest article in a series which aims to explore in more detail the different aspects that have been considered as important for the measurement of National Well-being.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country, UK
24 Jul 12 Article
General Lifestyle Survey Overview Report 2010 (Pdf 668Kb)
This report presents the latest information from the 2010 General Lifestyle Survey. The report covers the main topics of the survey, which are presented as seven chapters: Smoking
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Region
08 Mar 12 Report
Alcohol-related Deaths in the UK, 2010
Alcohol-related death figures and age-standardised rates for the UK, England, Wales and regions of England for 2010. Country-level figures for Scotland and Northern Ireland are not presented separately here. Figures for 2000-2009 are presented for comparison purposes.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Region
26 Jan 12 Statistical bulletin
Integrated Household Survey April 2010 to March 2011: Experimental Statistics
Findings on health, smoking, sexual identity, religion, ethnicity and other social topics compiled from the UK Integrated Household Survey (IHS) between April 2010 to March 2011
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
28 Sep 11 Statistical bulletin
Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales, 2010
Deaths related to drug poisoning (involving both legal and illegal drugs) and drug misuse (involving illegal drugs) in England and Wales for the period 2006 to 2010. Figures are presented by cause of death, sex, age and substance(s) involved in the death.
Coverage: England and Wales
Geographic breakdown: Country
23 Aug 11 Statistical bulletin
Cancer survival in the Spearhead Primary Care Trusts of England 2002-08 and followed up to 2009: data (Pdf 276Kb)
This presents cancer survival for adult patients (aged 15-99) resident in the 88 (now 62 following NHS reconfiguration in 2006) 'Spearhead' primary care trusts (PCT) in England, compared with those resident in the rest of England.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
07 Jul 11 Statistical bulletin
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 50, Summer 2011 (Pdf 2533Kb)
No. 50, Summer 2011
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
24 May 11 Book
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 50, Summer 2011: Social inequalities in alcohol-related adult mortality by National Statistics Socio-economic Classification, England and Wales, 2001–03 (Pdf 354Kb)
No. 50, Summer 2011
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
24 May 11 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 50, Summer 2011: Disability-free life expectancy: comparison of sources and small area estimates in England, 2006–08, Summer 2011 (Pdf 2248Kb)
No. 50, Summer 2011
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country, Local Authority and County
24 May 11 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 50, Summer 2011: An analysis of the socio-demographic characteristics of sole registered births and infant deaths, Summer 2011 (Pdf 290Kb)
No. 50, Summer 2011
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
24 May 11 Article
Integrated Household Survey Apr 2009-Mar 2010 Statistical Bulletin (Updated 31 March 2011) (Pdf 141Kb)
Findings on health, smoking, sexual identity and other social topics compiled from the UK Integrated Household Survey (IHS) between April 2009 and March 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Local Authority and County
31 Mar 11 Statistical bulletin
Alcohol-related deaths in the United Kingdom, 2000-09 (Pdf 208Kb)
Numbers and rates of alcohol-related deaths in the United Kingdom, England and Wales, and government office regions.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country, Region
27 Jan 11 Statistical bulletin
Smoking and drinking among adults, 2009 Report (Pdf 795Kb)
PDF download of Smoking and drinking among adults, 2009 Report, part of the General Lifestyle Survey
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Region
27 Jan 11 Report
General Lifestyle Survey Overview Report, 2009 (Pdf 473Kb)
PDF download. This report presents the latest information from the General Lifestyle Survey (GLF) for the 2009 calendar year. The report comprises a basic overview, covering the main topics of the survey, and tabular output for the Smoking
Coverage: GB
Geographic breakdown: Region
27 Jan 11 Report
United Kingdom Health Statistics - Edition 4, 2010 (Pdf 3855Kb)
2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
26 Nov 10 Book
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 48, Winter 2010: Social inequalities in fatal childhood accidents and assaults: England and Wales, 2001-03 (Pdf 480Kb)
No. 48, Winter 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
23 Nov 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 48, Winter 2010: Inequalities in disability-free life expectancy by area deprivation: England, 2001-04 and 2005-08 (Pdf 256Kb)
Inequalities in disability-free life expectancy by area deprivation: England, 2001-04 and 2005-08 HSQ No. 48, Winter 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Other area classification
23 Nov 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 48, Winter 2010 (Pdf 1704Kb)
No. 48, Winter 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
23 Nov 10 Journal
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 48, Winter 2010: Inequalities in cancer survival: Spearhead Primary Care Trusts are appropriate geographic units of analyses (Pdf 168Kb)
No. 48, Winter 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
23 Nov 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 48, Winter 2010: Exploratory analysis of seasonal mortality in England and Wales (Pdf 293Kb)
No. 48, Winter 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
23 Nov 10 Article
Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales, 2009 (Pdf 190Kb)
Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales from 1993 onwards, by cause of death, sex, age and substances involved in the death.
Coverage: England and Wales
Geographic breakdown: Region
24 Aug 10 Report
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 47, Autumn 2010: Amenable mortality as an indicator of healthcare quality – a literature review (Pdf 150Kb)
This article reviews the literature on amenable mortality and concludes that there is insufficient evidence on how much of the decline in amenable mortality can be attributed to the healthcare system
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
24 Aug 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 47, Autumn 2010 (Pdf 1166Kb)
Health Statistics Quarterly (HSQ) is the ONS's flagship health journal, publishing official statistics and in-depth analysis on health and vital events.
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
24 Aug 10 Journal
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 47, Autumn 2010: Life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy estimates for Middle Super Output Areas (Pdf 398Kb)
This study compares disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) in England at the Middle Layer Super Output Area level
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Other area classification
24 Aug 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 47, Autumn 2010: Trends in social inequalities in male mortality, 2001-2008: Intercensal estimates for England and Wales (Pdf 347Kb)
Measurements of health inequalities using annual intercensal estimates of mortality rates by NS-SEC for men of working age, 2001-08
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
24 Aug 10 Article
Procedures for the release of cancer microdata - 2010 (Pdf 296Kb)
Release of cancer microdata
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: UK and GB
13 Aug 10 Book
Social Trends 40 - Health (Pdf 187Kb)
Number 40, 2010 edition
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
02 Jul 10 Book
Regional Trends, No. 42, 2010 Edition - Regional health inequalities in England (Pdf 862Kb)
This article brings together a range of health indicators for each of the nine government office regions, making comparisons across regions and against England as a whole. Indicators include life expectancy, alcohol consumption, smoking, drug usage, child obesity and mortality rates by cause. Bringing these indicators together in this manner provides a fuller picture of health differences between regions, instead of looking at each indicator in isolation.
Coverage: England
Geographic breakdown: Region
08 Jun 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 46, Summer 2010 (Pdf 1528Kb)
No. 46, Summer 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
25 May 10 Journal
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 46, Summer 2010: Survival from twenty adult cancers in the UK and Republic of Ireland in the late twentieth century (Pdf 640Kb)
No. 46, Summer 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
25 May 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 46, Summer 2010: Monitoring inequalities in health expectancies in England - small area analyses from the Census 2001 and General Household Survey 2001-05 (Pdf 145Kb)
No. 46, Summer 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country, Other area classification
25 May 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 46, Summer 2010: Variations in life expectancy between rural and urban areas of England, 2001-07 (Pdf 372Kb)
No. 46, Summer 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
25 May 10 Article
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 45, Spring 2010 (Pdf 1279Kb)
No. 45, Spring 2010
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
24 Feb 10 Journal
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 49, Spring 2011 (Pdf 601Kb)
Spring 2011
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
22 Feb 10 Journal
Health Statistics Quarterly - No. 49, Spring 2011: Deriving trends in LE by the NS-SEC using the ONS LS (Pdf 568Kb)
Spring 2011
Coverage: UK
Geographic breakdown: Country
22 Feb 10 Article
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