Region's early death rates

People living in Peterborough and Luton have a greater risk of dying early than those in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. Public Health England ranks local authorities using a traffic light system with red for the worst areas to green for the best.

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  1. Claire McGlasson

Sharp contrast in death rates across Anglia region

There's fresh evidence that where you live has a direct bearing on how long you live.

New statistical map just published show that people in Rutland, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk have a greater life expectancy than those in areas like Peterborough and Luton.

The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says he hopes this will act as a wake up call to places where figures are disappointing.

Click below to watch a report by ITV Anglia's Claire McGlasson

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