Jsna Banner

Premature Mortality   Download this section

Public Health England provides information about causes of death across England in the ‘Longer Lives’ section. This provides information about premature (aged under 75) death rates for 2010-2012 for York.

York’s overall premature death rate is statistically significantly better than the national average and York is ranked 52nd out of 150 local authorities (higher ranking is better).

In a comparator group of local authorities (based on Index of Multiple Deprivation scores) York’s overall premature death rate is statistically significantly worse than average and York is ranked 15th out of 15.

There is some variation in the rankings by individual cause of death e.g. York’s rankings are higher for heart disease/stroke (38th) and liver disease (37th) and lower for cancer (82nd) and lung disease (58th).

The table below summarises how York compares for premature mortality across England and within the comparator group which comprises of: Bromley; Cambridgeshire; Cheshire East; Dorset; East Riding of Yorkshire; Essex; Gloucestershire; Merton; North Somerset; North Yorkshire; Oxfordshire; Warwickshire; West Sussex; and Wiltshire.

Premature deaths per 100,000 - comparison with England

Premature deaths (category)

Rank in England / 150 (1st is best)

Premature deaths per 100,000

Rating

Overall

52

330.3

rates are statistically significantly better than the average

Cancer

82

149.5

rates within expected limits but worse than average.

Heart disease and stroke

38

72.3

rates are statistically significantly better than the average

Lung Disease

58

32.3

rates within expected limits but better than average

Liver Disease

37

 Not available

 

 

 

 

 

Premature deaths per 100,000 - comparison with similar local authorities

Premature deaths (category)

Rank in comparator group / 15 (1st is best)

Premature deaths per 100,000

Rating

Overall

15

330.3

rates are statistically significantly worse than the average.

Cancer

15

149.5

Heart disease and stroke

11

72.3

rates within expected limits but worse than average.

Lung Disease

15

32.3

rates are statistically significantly worse than the average.

Liver Disease

10

Not available 

rates within expected limits but worse than average.

References

This page was last updated on 20 April 2015
This page will be reviewed by 20 April 2016