Yusuf Meah Promoting Health Practitioner. Sunderland Men's Health. Sunderland South Forum Monthly Meeting Wednesday 28 th November 2012.
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Men's health forum, 2011
Life expectancy is measured in years – dark colours show low life expectancy
Among males in Sunderland West the lowest life expectancy is experienced by communities in Pallion, St. Annes and Sandhill wards
Some very disadvantaged communities within the Sunderland West area
Correlation between low education attainment and unemployment
Poorer health, particularly in Sandhill, St Annes and Pallion
High prevalence of smoking
Particularly low uptake of immunisations in some wards
GOOD NEWS average life expectancy for both males and
females living in Sunderland is rising over time.
BAD NEWSamong males the gap in
life expectancy between Sunderland and England has
The following are the main contributors to Sunderland male mortality rates:
‘a sense of balance’
‘feeling able to cope’
‘feeling mentally and physically well’
Promoting Health Practitioner
Sunderland Public Health
Tel: 0191 5297200