Health behaviours

Page last updated: 2019 - due to be refreshed in 2022.


Increasing rates of physical activity, stopping smoking, and reducing alcohol consumption all have important parts to play in improving physical and mental health.[1]

For this State of Suffolk report we have identified some of the most common aspects of our daily lives that affect the health of Suffolk people. For more detail click on a section linked in the left column. 

Public Health Suffolk also regularly produce health needs assessments and topic papers. Please check the main site if you would like information on a  disease or condition that is not listed here. 

For more information, please contact the Knowledge and Intelligence Team, Suffolk Public Health.


[1] Public Health England, “Local wellbeing, local growth: Why we need Health in All Policies,” 2016. [Online]. Available: