MECC Part 1

Last activity on July 22, 2024


Why do we need MECC?

Obesity and Overweight

In 2021 almost 6 out of 10 women were overweight or living with obesity (59.0%)

7 out of 10 men were overweight or living with obesity (68.6%)

Physical Health

25% of people aged 16 years and over in England were categorised as ‘physically inactive’ (less than 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity a week)

Mental Health

At the end of March 2021, There were 20,494 people subject to the 

Mental Health Act.

Alcohol

167 thousand prescription items dispensed in 2020/21 to treat alcohol dependence

Smoking

In 2019/20, 506,100 hospital admissions attributable to smoking

Listen Here

These examples are 5 key lifestyles that encompass nearly everyone in one or more category and why we need to talk about our health concerns with our colleagues, friends and family.

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