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 The life expectancy for a man living in East Salford neighbourhood is 73.9 years and for a woman it is 80.1 years. These figures are below the England average by around 3 years for women and 5 years for men. 
 
 Life expectancy for women is the same as the Salford average for women but men can expect to live on average two years less than the Salford average.
 
 Long-term conditions, such as cardiovascular diseases (including heart disease and myocardial infarction), are higher in East Salford in comparison to both the Salford and England averages. 
 
 Smoking, alcohol and obesity are key risk factors for developing long term conditions and so dying earlier. 
 
 Evidence suggests that people with serious mental illness are also likely to have lower life expectancy. Hospital admissions for self-harm was high in comparison to England, with twice as many on average. Salford overall has high levels of self-harm admissions.
 
 Admissions to hospital for alcohol related reasons for East Salford are above average for Salford. Salford overall however has amongst the highest rates of alcohol admissions in the country and so alcohol-related admissions in East Salford are significantly worse than overall England rates. 
 
 One in five adults smoke in East Salford (19.4%) similar to the rate for England (20%). East Salford has very high admissions for the lung disease Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – double the England average.
 
 Overweight and obese children are more likely to be obese as adults. East Salford has a similar percentage of obese children as Salford overall at both age 4/5 and age 10/11. 
 
 At age 10/11 there is 3% more obese children in East Salford than is average for England.
Male  life expectancy      5 years lower  than England
 
Female  life expectancy  3 years lower  than England

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