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Health across Clackmannanshire

Health across Clackmannanshire

This section explores various health related statistics in Clackmannanshire. The information used on this page was obtained from the Information Services Division (ISD) website.Health

You can also refer to Clackmannanshire Health and Wellbeing profiles - key indicators and overview produced by ScotPHO for more information.

Alcohol

Statistics on alcohol-related discharges are shown in the table below.

Alcohol related discharges, Clackmannanshire
  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Number 230 260 260
EASR* 441 500 502
Scottish EASR* 759 749 693

*European Age Standardised Rate per 100,000 population, using the 2013 European Standard Population.

Mental & Behavioural Disorders Due to the Use of Alcohol:
  • All mental & behavioural = 185,
  • Acute Intoxication = 73
  • Harmful Use = 47
  • Alcohol Dependence = 28
  • Alcohol Psychoses = 46

Refer to ISD Alcohol related Hospital Statistics for Clackmannanshire.

Drugs misuse

Statistics on drug-related discharges are shown in the table below.

Drug related discharges, Clackmannanshire
  2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
Number 38 31 28
EASR* 74 60 55
Scottish EASR* 116 118 107

*European Age Standardised Rate per 100,000 population, using the 2013 European Standard Population.

Smoking

The most recent findings estimate 9,896 adult smokers in Clackmannanshire, 549 or 5.5% of whom attempted to quit smoking in 2014. The NHS reported a 32.6% success rate (quit after 1 month) in smoking cessation in Clackmannanshire - lower than the 35.4% in Scotland as a whole.

Body Mass Index (BMI) in Primary 1

Percentage of children in primary 1 receiving a review whose BMI falls within the following epidemiological categories:

  • At risk of underweight (BMI<=2nd centile)
  • Healthy weight (BMI>2nd and <85th centile)
  • At risk of overweight (BMI>=85th and <95th centile)
  • At risk of obesity (BMI>=95th)
  • At risk of overweight and obesity combined (BMI>=85th centile)
Epidemiological BMI distribution, Clackmannanshire
BMI category 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
Healthy weight 80.3%
(77.5%)
72.6%
(76.4%)
78.4%
(77.1%)
74.7
(76.8)
73.6
(76.1
@ risk of overweight 11.9%
(12.0%)
16.5%
(12.4%)
11.1%
(12%)
13.4
(12.2)
13.1
(12.4)
@ risk of obesity 7.2%
(9.3%)
10.3%
(10.1%)
10.1%
(9.8%)
10.4
(9.9)
12.7
(10.5)
@ risk of overweight & obesity 19.1%
(21.3%)
26.8%
(22.6%)
21.2%
(21.8%)
23.8
(22.1)
25.8
(22.9)

Scottish average values are shown in brackets

Breastfeeding

Clackmannanshire has one of the lowest rates of breastfeeding (at the first visit) in Scotland.

Breastfeeding
  2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16
% breastfed (mixed breast and formula fed) 37.5
(47.0)
30.0
(47.1)
31.6
(48.4)
33
(48.3)
31.5
(49.3)
 
% exclusively breastfed 28.3
(35.9)
23.3
(35.2)
23.3
(35.4)
26
(35.2)
25.3
(35.6)

Scottish average values are shown in brackets

Teenage pregnancies

Teenage pregnancies (aged <16)
Year Clackmannanshire Scotland
2009/11 19 (6.8) 1,739 (6.6)
2010/12 27 (9.8) 1,602 (6.1)
2011/13 31 (11.5) 1,382 (5.3)
2012/14 29 (11.1) 1,242 (4.9)
2013/15 18 (6.9) 994 (4.0)

Includes all pregnancies in women aged under 16. The rate is calculated using the female population aged 13-15.

Teenage pregnancies (aged <18)
Year Clackmannanshire Scotland
2009/11 124 (41.8) 9,482 (33.9)
2010/12 123 (42.2) 8,498 (31.1)
2011/13 120 (42.4) 7,421 (27.5)
2012/14 108 (39.5) 6,637 (24.9)
2013/15 91 (34.2) 5,838 (22.3)

Includes all pregnancies in women aged under 18. The rate is calculated using the female population aged 15-17.

Numbers and rates are shown as three year rolling aggregates, i.e. number is the addition of the values for each of the individual three year and the denominator used to calculate the rates is the addition of the populations for each of the three years.

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