The Environment and Health Atlas: England and Wales (BBC News / MRC / PHE)

Summary

Researchers at Imperial College London have produced an online map of population-wide health information for England and Wales, which allows users to enter their postcodes to discover their local community’s risk of developing 14 conditions, including heart disease and lung cancer.

The Environment and Health Atlas for England and Wales is produced by the Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU), an academic unit funded by the Medical Research Council and Public Health England.

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Reference

Stephens, P. (2014). Health atlas allows online search of risk by area. London: BBC Health News, April 25th 2014.

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Reference

The Environment and Health Atlas for England and Wales. London:  Imperial College London’s Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU), April 2014.

There is also a hardcopy book version of the “Environment and Health Atlas for England and Wales” available for purchase.

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