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Health Inequalities Statistics Released

[IMG][/IMG] Scotland's Chief Statistician today announced the publication of the latest Long-term Monitoring of Health Inequalities report. The gap in health outcomes between the most deprived and least deprived areas of Scotland is reported for a variety of indicators in absolute and relative terms, including healthy life expectancy, premature mortality, mental wellbeing, baby birthweight, self-assessed health, limiting long-term conditions and a range of morbidity and mortality indicators relating to alcohol, cancer, coronary heart disease and drug use. [Read Full Article]