Local Area Health Needs Assessment
10. Health needs in Haddenham and Long Crendon
1. The local population – key influences on needs
Size: 15,942 people live in this local community area. The total population decreased by 3% between 2001 and 2011 (compared to average 5.5% growth in Bucks). Age profile: older population than Bucks (lower % aged <40; higher % aged 40+). 5.0% of people are aged under 5 (804), compared to 6.3% in Bucks; numbers have decreased by almost fifth in the area between 2001 and 2011 9.2% of people are aged 75+ (1,469), compared to 7.8% in Bucks; numbers increased slower than the Bucks average (21% vs. 24% increase; 2001-11) Early years: in 2011, there were 136 births in the area, 2.2% of the total for Bucks. Deprivation: the area is less deprived than the Bucks average (average IMD 2010 score: 6.0; range 1.2 to 11.3), vs. the Bucks average of 10.2 [low scores are less deprived]. Ethnicity: the area is less ethnically diverse compared to the Bucks average (3.1% people are from a black and minority ethnic group, compared to 13.6% across Bucks). Carers: 1,738 people provide unpaid care in the area (10.9% in area vs. 9.8% in Bucks). 284 carers (1.8% of all people) provide more than 50 hours unpaid care per week. Lone parents: 219 people are lone parents with dependent children (3.3% of all households, compared with the Bucks average of 5.3%) Lone pensioners: 876 pensioners live alone in the area (13.3% of all households, compared with the Bucks average of 11.8%) Unemployed: 0.6% of the adult population claimed Job Seekers Allowance in 2012, which is lower than the Bucks average of 1.3% Free School meals: 2.7% of pupils claimed free school meals in 2012, which is lower than the Bucks average of 6.6%
2. Health, life expectancy and illness
Self-rated health: similar proportion of residents rated their health as good or very good (85.7%) compared to Bucks (85.8%). Limiting long term illness: affects 2,228 residents (14.0% in area, compared to 13.4% for Bucks). The proportion increased by 10% over ten years. Life expectancy (people) was 83.2 years, nearly a year higher than the Bucks average (82.4 years), and ranging from 77.4 to 90.0 years across the area (2007-11). Life expectancy (men) was 81.2 years; higher than Bucks (80.6) and England (78.6). Life expectancy (women) was 85.2 years; higher than Bucks (84.1) and England (82.6). Most common causes of deaths: 31.3% from cancer, 28.2% from cardiovascular disease (heart attacks & strokes) & respiratory (15.3%) in the period 2007-11.
Long term conditions – people registered with GP Practices in the area (2012/13) - Diabetes: 739 people have been diagnosed with diabetes (3.9% for area; 4.3% for Bucks). Across Bucks, around a quarter of diabetics may be undiagnosed. - High blood pressure: 2,688 people have diagnosed high blood pressure (14.2% for area; 13.1% for Bucks). Across Bucks, 45% of people with high blood pressure may be undiagnosed. - Heart disease: 635 people have heart disease (3.4% for area; 3.0% for Bucks) - Stroke: 278 people have had a stroke (1.5% for area; 1.6% for Bucks) - Dementia: 92 people diagnosed with dementia (0.5% for area; 0.5% for Bucks) - Depression: 704 people have had depression (3.7% for area; 4.4% for Bucks) - Cancer: 439 people have had cancer (2.3% for area; 2.0% for Bucks) Flu immunisations (range across local GP practices, 2012/13): pregnant women: from 47.1% - 49.3% (Bucks average 40.5%); people aged under 65 at-risk: from 47.4% - 50.5% (Bucks average 48.3%); older people: from 70.7% - 72.5% (Bucks average 73.3%) Emergency hospital admissions: in 2011/12, the rate was 595.6 admissions per 10,000 people, 8% lower than the Bucks rate (644.3 per 100,000). Falls: there were 49 hospital admissions for injuries from falls in 2011/12. The rate was 112.9 per 10,000 people, 20% lower than the Bucks rate (140.5 per 100,000).
3. Priorities for Prevention
Early years – interventions in the early years (up to 5 years old) can prevent social and health problems more cost effectively than later intervention. 7.4% of births in the area were low birthweight (vs. 7.1% in Bucks for 2009-11) 61.7% of children achieved a “good level of development” at age five (vs. 54.9% in Bucks; 52.0% in England; 2012-13 school year) Educational achievement is a strong predictor of future health Mental wellbeing has a range of benefits to physical health and achievement throughout life. Happy people live 7.5 -10 years longer than people who aren’t happy. Healthy lifestyles in Bucks: 1 in 4 adults are inactive (less than 30 minutes physical activity in a week); 1 in 7 smoke; 1 in 5 drink alcohol at risky levels; 2 in 3 adults do not eat healthily; and more adults are now overweight & obese than a healthy weight. People who don’t smoke, are physically active, eat healthily and only drink alcohol within recommended limits live around 14 years longer than those who don’t. A healthy lifestyle reduces the risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer & dementia. Overweight children: 5.8% of reception year (Bucks average: 7.8%) and 17.5% of year 6 children (Bucks average 15.9%) were obese in 2011-12 school year. NHS Health Checks: people registered with GP practices in the area are more likely to have a check when invited compared to Bucks (66.3% vs. 52.4%; 2012/13).
Last updated: 28 February 2017