VARIOUS: Why living in the north raises the risk of dying: Chance of death before the age of 75 rises by a FIFTH if you live in one of five regions

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Release date: 7/8/2017

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Northerners are dying younger than their counterparts in the South.

A major study found their risk of death before the age of 75 was 20 per cent higher.

Researchers at the University of Manchester said the results told ‘a tale of two Englands’.

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TitleBBC Radio 5 Live: North South Health Divide
Media name/outletBBC Radio 5 Live
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/08/17
PersonsEvan Kontopantelis
TitleNorth South health divide
Media name/outletSky News
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/08/17
DescriptionInterview on Sky News
PersonsEvan Kontopantelis
TitleCHANNEL FOUR NEWS: North South health Divide
Media name/outletChannel 4
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/08/17
DescriptionProfessor Iain Buchan from the University of Manchester, the man behind research looking at young deaths in the North of England, and MP Luciana Berger discuss the North-South divide.

Two links:
https://www.channel4.com/news/luciana-berger-north-south-health-divide-is-a-burning-injustice
https://www.channel4.com/news/study-north-england-die-young
URLhttps://www.channel4.com/news/luciana-berger-north-south-health-divide-is-a-burning-injustice
PersonsIain Buchan
TitleBBC 6/10 News and Newsnight: North South Health Divide
Media name/outletBBC One/Two
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/08/17
DescriptionWhy do more young adults in the north die?

Newsnight business editor Helen Thomas reports on the north-south divide in mortality rates for young adults.
URLwww.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05bxp03
PersonsIain Buchan
TitleBBC RADIO 4: World at One: North South Health Divide
Media name/outletBBC Radio 4
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/08/17
PersonsIain Buchan
TitleBBC NORTH WEST TONIGHT: North South health divide
Media name/outletBBC North West Tonight
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/08/17
PersonsIain Buchan
TitleBBC NEWS CHANNEL: North South health divide
Media name/outletBBC News Channel
Media typeTelevision
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/08/17
PersonsIain Buchan
Title‘Alarming’ rise in early deaths of young adults in the north of England – study
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date8/08/17
DescriptionMore young adults are dying before their time in the north of England than the south – and the gap is widening, a study has revealed.

Researchers say that since 1965, about 1.2 million more people have died before the age of 75 in the north of England than in the south, taking into account differences in population.

And the team warns that the gap in premature deaths is growing larger – revealing a particularly “alarming growth” among younger adults and those nearing middle-age.
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/08/alarming-rise-in-early-deaths-of-young-adults-in-the-north-of-england-study
PersonsIain Buchan
Titlegrim reaper up northNortherners are ‘20% more likely to die young than Brits down South – and the gap is getting bigger’
Media name/outletThe Sun
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date7/08/17
DescriptionPEOPLE living in the North of England are a fifth more likely to die young than those living in the South, a study found.

The North-South divide is growing at an “alarming” rate and is to blame for 1.2million excess deaths in the North over the past 50 years.
URLhttps://www.thesun.co.uk/living/4193348/people-living-in-northern-england-are-a-fifth-more-likely-to-die-young-than-those-in-the-south/
PersonsIain Buchan
TitleWhy living in the north raises the risk of dying: Chance of death before the age of 75 rises by a FIFTH if you live in one of five regions
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date7/08/17
DescriptionNortherners are dying younger than their counterparts in the South.

A major study found their risk of death before the age of 75 was 20 per cent higher.

Researchers at the University of Manchester said the results told ‘a tale of two Englands’.
URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4769594/Why-living-north-raises-risk-dying.html
PersonsIain Buchan
TitleNEW SCIENTIST: People in north England are 20 per cent more likely to die young
Media name/outletNew Scientist
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date7/08/17
DescriptionPeople in northern England are 20 per cent more likely to die before the age of 75 than those in the south.

Iain Buchan, of the University of Manchester, UK, and his colleagues analysed Office for National Statistics death data from 1965 to 2015, dividing England into two regions. The northern region also included the midlands, while the southern region included East Anglia.
URLhttps://www.newscientist.com/article/2143127-people-in-north-england-are-20-per-cent-more-likely-to-die-young/?cmpid=SOC|NSNS|2017-Echobox&utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#link_time=1502184090
PersonsIain Buchan

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