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The State of Men’s Health in Jersey

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Public Health) (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Health Intelligence Unit and published on 01 Dec 2014
Prepared internally, no external cost

Summary

​'​The State of Men’s Health in Jersey' reports on analysis of gender specific health issues in Jersey using data available at the end of 2013. The report provides comparisons to women locally and to the health of men in Europe. 

An important function of public health is to understand the health of our population. Public health intelligence is fundamental to informing what is required to improve and protect the health of our population and to contribute to the planning of health care for the future.

This report provides a set of key health indicators for men in our population that give a balance of useful information across a range of important areas and that can be compared with European countries. Together these provide a snapshot of the overall health of the local male population and highlight areas of success as well as emerging areas of concern.

This report will provide the basis for further analysis and targeted action where needed. Where there is variation there is always scope for improvement.

Topics include:   
  • male population 
  • lifestyle and preventable risk factors
  • accessing health services
  • health status
  • cardiovascular diseases, communicable diseases and cancers
  • accidents
  • mental health
  • dental and oral health
  • other health conditions affecting men

​This report provides the foundation for information around the emerging field of ‘men’s health’ and sheds light on the challenges men face in the 21st century. 



Download 'The State of Men’s Health in Jersey​' report (size 2.23MB)
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