Table 1

Summary statistics for NHS Boards.

NHS Health Board

Population

Number of postcode sectors

Population density

Total number of cases

Cases/100000/yr


Argyll & Clyde (AC)

414,991

76

55.0

2,308

79.5

Argyll (AR)

84,067

26

12.1

56

9.5

Clyde (CL)

330,924

50

531.5

2,252

97.2

Ayrshire & Arran (AA)

367,073

69

108.9

750

51.1

Borders (BR)

103,943

26

23.4

777

106.8

Dumfries & Galloway (DG)

147,625

34

22.9

1,214

117.5

Fife (FF)

346,391

49

265.5

1,762

72.7

Forth Valley (FV)

281,747

44

100.4

2,040

103.4

Grampian (GR)

524,337

99

59.9

5,104

139.1

Greater Glasgow (GG)

867,394

133

1539.4

4,984

82.1

Highland (HG)

194,139

55

7.4

1,280

94.2

Lanarkshire (LN)

552,397

62

221.3

4,086

105.7

Lothian (LO)

775,874

116

469.2

7,250

133.5

Tayside (TY)

384,644

67

51.6

2,412

89.6


Total

4,960,556

830

67.9

33,967

101.0


Bessell et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:423   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-423

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