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European Health Profiles

European Health Profiles
Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO)
Publication year 2010
Date entered into repository10 October 2012
The profiles, a survey brought together by 12 partner EU states led by the Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO) in the UK, compare all regions across Europe using 37 health and health service indicators.Euro-wide health profiles for the first time show how the UK compares to the rest of Europe, revealing how we have the highest levels of overweight and obese adults. The data highlights how even London’s lower rate of obesity at 18% is still higher than the worst region in Sweden at 16%.Data is from 2006, but it is suspected that there has been little change from the information presented in these profiles.
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