Understanding how much mortality is preventable is key to our work. Once we know this we can begin to develop ways to improve the health of the population in an evidence derived fashion.
Age standardised rates from preventable causes are significantly lower in Dorset and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) than the English average.
Rates of preventable deaths are better than England in Dorset for both CVD and Cancer.
The full list of mortality indicators produced by Public Health England are available through their Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF). * indicates a statistically significant difference from the respective English Average.
Source: PHOF (2016-18, accessed 01/07/2020)