Avoidable deaths from cardiovascular disease fell sharply between 2001 and 2011 in England and Wales

Source: Office for National Statistics

Follow this link for fulltext http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/subnational-health4/avoidable-mortality-in-england-and-wales/2011/sty-avoidable-mortality.html

Date of publication: October 2013

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: There has been a reduction from 26% to 24% in the number of people dying from potentially avoidable causes. The fall is thought to be due to increased physical activity and smoking cessation due to interventions such as the smoking ban.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: UK Health Forum

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