Stockton JSNA


Children

What is the level of need in the population?

Summary of child health and well-being in Stockton-on-Tees

Stockton Chi Mat spine chart

Stockton Chi Mat spine definitions

Source: Child and Maternal Health Observatory - ChiMat

Wider determinants of health

Education

It is clear from the scatter chart below that the electoral wards in Tees with the least proportion of children who have five or more GCSEs graded A* to C, are those with higher proportions of children living in a workless household.

Children in workless households v GCSE results, Tees electoral wards, 2010

Educational attainment and deprivation, Tees wards, 2010

The chart below shows that in Stockton-on-Tees, the proportion of 5-year-olds described as “good” (in the early years foundation stage profile) compared with those who receive 5 or more GCSEs graded A* to C has been increasing over the last six years, from 2005 to 2011 Stockton-on-Tees has gone from the lowest to the highest % difference in Tees.

Link between foundation stage attainment and GCSEs, 2005-2011

Poverty

The bar chart below shows that Stockton-on-Tees has a higher percentage of children living in poverty than the England average.

Children in poverty, Tees LAs, 2010

The map below shows the percentage of children living in poverty for the electoral wards in Tees.

The wards with the highest proportion of children living in poverty in Stockton-on-Tees are Billingham East, Hardwick, Newtown, Stockton Town Centre and Mandale & Victoria.

Children living in poverty (%), by ward, Tees, 2009

Children in poverty, Tees wards map, 2010

Source: HMRC

Behaviour and lifestyle

Alcohol misuse

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Illicit drug use

The bar chart below shows that Stockton-on-Tees is estimated to have a higher rate of opiate and/or crack cocaine users than the North East and England average.

Estimated drug use aged 15-64, Tees LAs, 2009/10

Smoking

The chart below shows that the proportion of pregnant women in Stockton-on-Tees who are recorded as smoking at the time of delivery is reducing each year. However, the proportion still remains higher than the England average.

Mothers smoking at delivery trend, Tees LAs

Diet and nutrition

The chart below shows that the proportion of women in Stockton-on-Tees who are breastfeeding at 6-8 weeks has remained fairly static each year. However, the proportion still remains lower than the North East average and significantly lower than the England average.


Breastfeeding at 6-8 weeks trend, Tees LAs

Obesity

The chart below shows that the prevalence of obesity of reception (5-year-olds) children in Stockton-on-Tees is reducing each year for both males and females. In 2009/10, the prevalence of obesity for males was similar to the national average.

Prevalence of obesity in 5-year-olds by gender, Stockton

The chart below shows that the prevalence of obesity of year 6 (11-year-olds) children in Stockton-on-Tees is reducing each year for males, but increasing for females. However, the proportion of males and females remains higher than the England average.

Prevalence of obesity in 11-year-olds by gender, Stockton

Illness and death

Injuries

The bar chart below shows that Stockton-on-Tees is estimated to have a higher rate of hospital admissions due to falls (under 5-year-olds only) than the North East and the England average.

Hospital admission for fall, age under 5 years, Tees LAs, 2010/11

The chart below shows that the rate of hospital admissions due to injury (under 18-year-olds only) in Stockton-on-Tees is increasing each year. This rate remains much higher than the England average.

Trend in hospital admission due to injury aged under 18, Tees LAs

Mental health

The chart below shows that Stockton-on-Tees is estimated to have a higher rate of adults with depression than the England average. This rate is the highest in Tees.


Adults with depression, Tees LAs, 2010/11

 

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