Health and wellbeing of our population
We know that many people living in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire could be living longer, healthier, happier lives than they currently do.
Data for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire shows that:
- More than 50,000 people of working age who are ‘economically’ inactive have long term health problems.
- 65% of adults are overweight or obese.
- One in six young people aged 6 – 19 has a probable mental health disorder.
- Compared to national figures, more babies are born to mothers who were smoking at time of delivery (13% for Nottingham and 12.6% for Nottinghamshire).
The Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have helped to inform the Integrated Care Strategy. These Strategies are owned by the Health and Wellbeing Boards for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.