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NHS Atlas of Risk

This atlas will help you to put health risks and death rates into perspective. Use it to compare cause of death and risks to health based on sex, age and region.

NHS Atlas of Risk

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Physical Activity

Physical activity programmes at work have been found to reduce absenteeism by up to 20%: physically active workers take 27% fewer sick days. (Start Active, Stay Active)

Low Back Pain

LBP appears in all age groups, however is most prevalent in working age, followed by retired and then the under20s. A Large portion of LBP cases will have pain for over 12 months and be out of work for over 6 months. This has a huge strain on employer, Governemnt and NHS costs  

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