This section includes documents about physical activity, participation in sport, diet and nutrition and levels of obesity in the West Sussex population.
Participation in sport 2007 – 2009 by district
Estimates for adult participation in sport – percentage participating
in moderate intensity activity for 30 minutes or more at least three times a week.
Sample sizes are typically 1% of the local population or less so should be used with care.
Survey data are presented for two separate years.
Download: Participation in sport 2007 - 2009 by district
Modelled adult obesity prevalence 2006 – 2008
Percentage of Adults (aged 16+) who are obese from 2006-2008.
Data is at local authority level and is taken from APHO.
Download: Modelled adult obesity prevalence 2006 - 2008
HMP Ford health needs assessment
A report into the health and wellbeing needs of inmates in HMP Ford
prepared by the Institute for Criminal Policy for WSCC and NHS West
Sussex in 2010.
The report contains recommendations drawn from data analysis, stakeholder consultation, offender interviews and a literature review.
Download: HMP Ford health needs assessment
Lifestyles of older people in West Sussex, 2006
West Sussex has an ageing population. The county’s population age structure is older than the South East region and England as a whole and presents challenges in relation to the demand for and provision of services, but also in the way that older people are perceived and included in the wider community.
This report includes sections on smoking and alcohol, carers, contact with health services, home, anti-social behaviour and vulnerability of 48,202 people aged 60+ in West Sussex.
A summary report of the Older People’s Lifestyle Survey 2013 is also available on this site
Download: Lifestyles of older people in West Sussex, 2006
Lifestyles of 16 to 24 year olds in West Sussex 2007
This survey provides West Sussex with an important and timely insight into the health and educational determinants of young adults in further and higher education.
This report provides information on demographics, lifestyles, high-risk and sexual behaviour of young adults aged between 16 and 24 years old.
This lifestyle survey of 16 to 24-year-olds attending Further and Higher Education Colleges in West Sussex was conducted in the winter term 2006-2007 (representing the views of 2,672 young adults).
Download: Lifestyles of 16 to 24 year olds in West Sussex 2007
Lifestyles of 14-15 year olds in West Sussex 2015
Download: Lifestyles of 14-15 year olds in West Sussex 2015