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Subject: health, Lifestyle, Disease
The technique of describing health using a range of measures has been termed 'health profiling'. This article discusses the emergence of health profiling in the UK and Ireland over recent years, led by the public health observatories (PHOs). The steps in developing health profiles are described,...
The long-established association between high salt consumption and hypertension has led to calls for a reduction in salt intake. There is particular concern for the health status of Northern Irish consumers, who already have among the highest rates of coronary heart disease and stroke in the United...
Multimorbidity is common in the older population, but the impact of combinations of chronic conditions on disability and quality of life (QoL) is not well known. This analysis explores the effect of specific combinations of chronic diseases on disability, QoL and self-rated health (SRH).We used...
Presents statistical information on patient education / self management programmes for long term conditions collected from health and social care trusts and independent programme providers. It details information on the type, provision, frequency and trust area of the programmes delivered.
8.11.2016 This Bulletin presents the key findings from the fourth drug prevalence survey of households in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Within Ireland the survey sampled a representative number of people aged 15+ from August 2014 to August 2015. Within Northern Ireland a representative sample of...
The ‘Workplace 28 day stop smoking challenge’ is a great opportunity for businesses to encourage employees to quit smoking in a workplace setting. Research indicates if a person stops smoking for 28 days or more, they are 5 times more likely to stop for good. The challenge is aimed at...

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