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Protection of susceptible individuals from communicable disease by administration of a living modified agent, a suspension of killed organisms or an inactivated toxin.


Rate of occurrence of new cases of disease (within a given population over a given time period).

Income Deprivation Affecting Children

A supplementary to the Indices of Multiple Deprivation that measures the proportion of children under the age of 16 that live in low income households in a local area.

Income Deprivation Affecting Older People

A supplementary to the Indices of Multiple Deprivation that shows the proportion of older people in a small area that are living in pension credit (guarantee) households.

Income Deprived Households

Households receiving income related benefits or support from the National Asylum Support Service.

Indices of Multiple Deprivation

This is calculated by scoring different dimensions of deprivation – income deprivation, employment deprivation, health deprivation and disability, education, skills and training deprivation, barriers to housing and services. A higher score implies greater deprivation.


A lack of equality or fair treatment in the sharing of wealth or opportunities between different groups in society.

Infant Mortality Rate

The number of deaths of infants under age 1 per 1,000 live births in a given year.


A person who has been admitted to hospital.

International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

A medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO). It codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and external causes of injury or diseases.

Intrauterine Device

Small devices, often 'T'-shaped, often containing either copper or levonorgestrel, which are inserted into the uterus. They are one form of long-acting reversible contraception which is the most effective types of reversible birth control.

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  • Starting WellThis section contains information on maternity and ages 0-4 years.You are here
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  • Living & Working WellThis section contains information on adult health conditions and lifestyle choices.You are here
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  • People & PlacesThis section contains information on the wider determinants of health.You are here