Food. Tap Water: What are you really drinking? HealthCyberMap. Seasonal Influenza (Flu) - Reports on Flu Vaccination Coverage and Utilization. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives.
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. How Drunk Can You Get At Your Office X-Mas Party? It’s office-party season, which means, time to get your dranky-drank on!!
But wait! You don’t want to get so sloshed you end up doinking your secretary and accidentally running a lawnmower over someone’s foot. This stuff happens! Okay, maybe just on TV. Still. Note what’s going on here: If you’re relatively low in the org chart, the idea is that you shouldn’t be drinking too much because that’ll draw disapproval from most everyone. Skilled labor--i.e., your IT department--can tip it back a little more aggressively since they have so few people to report to. Note also the helpful distinction between standards for cool companies (startups, design studios, Fast Company) and uncool companies (law firms, insurance agencies, banks, banks, banks).
[Via New York] Health & Disease Maps. Healthy magination. Is The HPV Vaccine Safe? Remember a couple years ago when there was a big kick-off about the safety of the HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine?
The virus causes 99.7% of all cases of cervical cancer – the second deadliest for women, after breast cancer. But some concern sprang up around the safety of the jab. This was inflamed by the fact that it’s most effective when given to girls aged 12-13. Stories of girls fainting and other health scares snowballed the concern into full-on fear. Tabloids branded the jab “as deadly as the cancer”.
We did a graphic at the time to show the chances of a nasty or fatal outcome were miniscule (you had more chance being struck by lightning). This week we noticed, via Dr Jen Gunter’s site, that detailed new data has appeared on the vaccine and its safety. Inevitably, I’ve graphickised® the essence for easy injection into your mind. As ever, all our data, sources and calculations: There’s that data link if you want to check our sources:
Comparison of Background Radiation. National Obesity Observatory. The Active People Survey is a large telephone survey of sport and active recreation, commissioned by Sport England.
The survey measures participation in sport and active recreation, and provides details of how participation varies from place to place and between different groups in the population. The survey also measures other sport-related issues such as volunteering; club membership; tuition or coaching; and overall satisfaction with levels of sporting provision in the local community. The survey began in October 2005, and is repeated annually. The survey provides the measurement for former National Indicator 8 (NI8) - adult participation in sport and active recreation. These are new APS data from APS6 Quarter 2 to APS7 Quarter 1, January 2012 - January 2013. Please note that it is not possible to compare this new APS data with previous APS data due to differences in methodology. The data are shown at LA, County Sports Partnership (CSP) and Regional level.
Back to Data Sources. National Obesity Observatory. Local Authority Adult Excess Weight Prevalence Data New data are now available for prevalence of excess weight (overweight including obesity, BMI ≥25kg/m2) in adults (age 16 and over) at local authority level.
These data are an indicator in the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) Health Improvement domain. We have also produced a set of supporting indicators for adult underweight, healthy weight, overweight, and obesity prevalence. View the excess weight data in the PHOF online toolDownload the data in an Excel spreadsheet NCMP Local Authority Child Data Profile Data from the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) 2006/07 to 2012/13 are now available in a new online data tool. Click here to view NCMP Local Authority Profile Data tables: Electoral Ward and MSOA NCMP child obesity prevalence Published: February 2013 Download: Ward and MSOA obesity prevalence data – NCMP 2008/09 to 2010/11 Download: Ward and MSOA obesity prevalence data – NCMP 2009/10 to 2011/12.
Sport England - Small area estimates of participation.