Hull Public Health 

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Diet

Several specific reports have been produced on diet as follows:

Physical Activity, Diet and Obesity Report 2014 (37 pages)
Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet Summary 2014 (3 pages)
Diet and Exercise Report 2013 (24 pages)
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Diet Report (15 pages)
Hull JSNA Toolkit: Diet (149 pages)

The 2014 report and summary detail findings relating to diet (and exercise) from the Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2014, with additional information from the qualitative work undertaken after previous health and lifestyle surveys of adults and young people, further details of which can be found here. Also included are local analyseis of the relevant Public Health Outcome Framework indicators, further details of which may be found in the Public Health Outcomes Framework Main Report (to open this report on a particular PHOF indicator, click here)

The 2013 report details findings relating to diet (and exercise) from the Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 and the Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2012, and information on Hull’s physical activity strategy. The total number of adults (aged 16+ years) in Hull who have a poor diet and insufficient exercise is also estimated based on population estimates and the prevalence of the risk factor in the surveys.

The 2008 report gives more information on diet from the Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 above that given in the main survey report. It details where secondary school pupils surveyed eat their meals (e.g. breakfast on the way to school) and the numbers who don't usually have meals (e.g. skip breakfast). It also gives some details about how many pupils eat their lunch at school (school meals or packed lunches) or go out for lunch, as well as providing some information on the types of foods eaten for all three main meals during the day.

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5-A-DAY

Information about fruit and vegetable consumption was collected in the majority of the surveys conducted in Hull as follows:

Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2014 Main Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2012 Main Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Main Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2002 Main Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 Main Report
BME Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 Main Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2009 Main Report
Veterans’ Health and Lifestyle Survey 2009 Main Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007 Main Report
BME Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007 Main Report
Gypsy and Traveller Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007 Main Report
Social Capital Survey 2009 Main Report

The prevalence of 5-A-DAY in relation to age and gender, among adults and young people is given in the JSNA and Hull JSNA Toolkit: Diet with the latter also examining 5-A-DAY in relation to deprivation and employment status.

The prevalence was also examined at ward level within the following documents:

JSNA Hull Atlas
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2014 Main Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 Main Report
Hull’s Ward Profiles 2013
Hull’s Ward Profiles 2011
Hull’s Ward Profiles 2009

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Attitudes to Health (Including Diet)

Information about the attitudes to health which included diet are summarised in Hull JSNA Toolkit: Diet. Information from adults comes from reflector ⁄ focus groups undertaken after the Adult Health and Lifestyle Surveys:

Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 Reflector Report
Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007 Reflector Report

Information from young people comes from reflector ⁄ focus groups undertaken after the Young People Health and Lifestyle Surveys:

Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2012 Reflector Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Reflector Report

Further information on whether young people would like to eat a healthier diet is given in the following Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey reports:

Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2012 Main Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Main Report

Further information on attitudes to healthy diets among adults is available from the Attitudes to Health Survey 2007, conducted among adults aged 40-60 years.

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Breakfast

Information on whether or not young people ate breakfast (as well as lunch and dinner), and whether it was before, on the way to school or at school is detailed, as well as the types of food they ate for their meals, and whether they went out for lunch on school days is given in the Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Diet Report.

Less detailed information, whether breakfast and/or lunch was eaten on school days, is also available from the Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2012.

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Lunch

Information on whether or not young people typically ate lunch on a school day and where they ate lunch on is given in the Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Diet Report. This report further covers the types of food eaten. Information on whether pupils ate lunch on school days is also given in the Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2012.

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Cookery Skills

Information on frequency of undertaking cookery was collected in the Young People Health and Lifestyle Surveys of 2008-09 and 2012. Young People were asked if they helped make meals or cook at home, if they had or were doing to be learning cookery at school as part of Food Technology or other lessons during the current school year, and if they attended an after school cookery club.

Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2012 Main Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Main Report

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Dietary Services

Details of commissioned services to help improve diet, increase exercise and reduce weight are given in the Hull JSNA Toolkit: Diet and the Diet and Exercise Report 2013.

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Difficulty in Measuring Diet

More information is given in Hull JSNA Toolkit: Diet.

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Factors Predicting Poor Diet

More information is given in Hull JSNA Toolkit: Diet for self-reported healthy eating and 5-A-DAY in relation age, gender, deprivation and employment status.

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Healthy Eating

Information about self-report healthy eating status was collected in the majority of the surveys as follows:

Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 Main Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Main Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2002 Main Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2014 Main Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 Main Report
BME Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 Main Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2009 Main Report
Veterans' Health and Lifestyle Survey 2009 Main Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007 Main Report
BME Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007 Main Report
Gypsy and Traveller Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007 Main Report
Social Capital Survey 2004 Main Report

As well as examining the prevalence of healthy eating in relation to age and gender, among adults and young people, healthy eating was also examined in Hull JSNA Toolkit: Diet in relation to deprivation and employment status.

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Prevalence

The prevalence of healthy eating and 5-A-DAY is given above.

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Risk Factor

Information relating to diet as a risk factor for poor health is given in Hull JSNA Toolkit: Diet, the Diet and Exercise Report 2013, the Physical Activity, Diet and Obesity Report 2014 and the Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet summary 2014.

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Social Marketing

Considerable Social Marketing work has been undertaken examining behaviour and attitudes to diet, exercise and obesity in Hull with the aim of providing more relevant information to help people eat healthily. Further work has been completed within reflector groups following some of the local surveys and the Attitudes to Health Survey 2007. The following reports include information on attitudes to diet:

Attitudes to Health Survey 2007
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2011-12 Reflector Report
Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007 Reflector Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2012 Reflector Report
Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Reflector Report

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Types of Foods Eaten

The Young People Health and Lifestyle Survey 2008-09 Diet Report gives information on the types of foods eaten. Type of oil used for frying food and type of milk consumed was collected in the 2003 adult survey and details can be found in the Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2003 Main Report and survey tables (Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2003 Eastern Hull Tables and Adult Health and Lifestyle Survey 2003 West Hull Tables).

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