“Living in Warwickshire” survey: First results now available…

Health and Wellbeing Board

Warwickshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board agreed to sponsor a large scale survey of local people which focussed on issues around ‘Living in Warwickshire’, including health and lifestyle issues.

25,000 surveys were sent out and 7,617 completed surveys were returned, which was over 50% higher than our target response rate.

Warwickshire mapSome of the key headline results are as follows:

  • 6% of respondents self-reported that their general health was either poor or very poor.  This is in line with figures from the 2011 Census.  However, only 28% of stated that their health was very good, in contrast to the equivalent figure of 47% from the Census results.
  • Nearly half of people have an alcoholic drink once a week or more, whilst just over 15% are abstainers. Just over one in ten respondents would like to cut down on their current level of drinking.
  • Nearly half of all respondents were either fairly or…

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