Children and young people

Our children getting the best start in life is vital to ensure they are able to live healthy satisfying lives. Many health challenges and inequalities have foundations in early childhood.

Child Health in Bolton

Overall, comparing local indicators with England averages, the health and wellbeing of children in Bolton is worse than England. The infant mortality rate is worse than England with an average of 21 infants dying before age 1 each year. Recently there have been 8 child deaths (1-17 year olds) each year on average.

This profile provides a snapshot of child health in this area. It is designed to support local government and health service work to improve the health and wellbeing of children and tackle health inequalities. For the full child health profile for Bolton please visit the Public Health Outcomes Framework Fingertips website.


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