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Liverpool NHS Primary Care Trust - Mark Jones

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    • Approximately 76,000 adults and 13,000 children in Liverpool are obese
    • Obesity can shorten life expectancy by up to nine years
    • Increases the risk of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancers
    • Responsible for approximately 30,000 deaths in UK per year
    • Costs NHS £5 million each year and the City’s wider economy an additional £15 million each year
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    • The health of the people in Liverpool is generally worse than the English Average
    • “ Active People Survey 1” 2005/06 Adults achieving 3 x 30
    • Liverpool 18% National 21%
    • We know that increasing levels of Physical Activity can positively impact upon Health Inequalities.
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  • 9. Conclusion
    • Addressing perceived barriers to physical activity
    • Partnership delivery
    • Engaging with the Non User
    • City wide delivery, targeting communities with the highest level of deprivation and poorest standards of health.
    • Raising the profile of physical activity, creating pathways
    • “ more people more active more often.
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