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Lives Too Short - The State of Men’s Health

This page contains the references for the statistics contained in Lives Too Short - The State of Men's Health.

The State of Men's Health was written in August 2010 and edited in September 2010. The printed poster was printed in October 2010. The statistics will be updated as new ones become available and as resources allow.

1. Office for National Statistics (2008), Mortality Statistics: Deaths registered in 2007. Review of the National Statistician on deaths in England and Wales.

2. Office for National Statistics, Interim Life Tables 2006-8

3. ONS, Life expectancy at birth and at age 65 by local areas in the United Kingdom, 2006-08

4. ONS, Trends in Life Expectancy by social class 1972-2005, October 2007

5. ONS, Health Statistics Quarterly 47, Autumn 2010

6. General Lifestyle Survey 2008, chapter 7

7. Bajekal M. et al (2006), Focus on Health

8. NHS Information Centre, Hospital Episode Statistics: Accident and emergency attendances in England (experimental statistics), 2008-09

9. ONS, Suicide rates in the UK 1991-2008

10. Biehal N, Wade J and Mitchell F. Lost from view: Missing persons in the UK. Bristol: Policy Press; 2003

11. Ministry of Justice. Population in custody: Monthly tables, March 2009. England and Wales. London: Ministry of Justice; 2009

12. Social Exclusion Unit. Mental Health and Social Exclusion. London: Office of the Deputy Prime Minister; 2004

13. ONS, Mortality: Circulatory diseases - leading cause group, January 2006

14. National Cancer Intelligence Network et al, The Excess Burden of Cancer in Men in the UK

15. Cancer Research UK, Oesophageal cancer - UK incidence statistics, August 2010

16. NHS Information Centre, Statistics on obesity, physical activity and diet: England, February 2009

17. A prediction of Obesity Trends for Adults and their associated diseases. Analysis from the Health Survey for England 1993-2007. McPherson K, Brown M, Marsh T and Byatt T. (2010). Available to download from

18. NHS Information Centre, Health Survey for England 2008: Volume 1. Physical activity and fitness

19. ONS, Alcohol-related deaths in the United Kingdom, January 2010 

20. NHS Information Centre, Statistics on Smoking: England, 2009. September 2009


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Page updated on November 3rd, 2010