Myth-Busting Mondays Roundup!

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A round up of the Myth-Busters so far! :woo:

PM me if you have any ideas or topics you think would make a good myth-buster

Health:
How often are people with Asthma hospitalised in the UK?
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Every 8 minutes!

Who is most at risk of developing skin cancer?
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If you have: fair skin, red hair, freckles/moles, previously had cancer, a family history of skin cancer

Which changes to a mole may indicate skin cancer?
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If it changes size, shape, if it bleeds, or itches

How many people have some level of hearing loss?
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1 in 6. 188,000 in 17 to 29 year olds!

How many people with Autism are employed?
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15%

How many people in the UK have a visual impairment?
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1 in 30, more detailed stats here!

What proportion of UK 10-29 year olds have both a hearing and visual impairment?
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3 in 5000


Mental Health:
How many people disclose a mental illness to their university?
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1 in 150

How many people are affected by OCD?
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12 in 1000 (1.2%)


Sexual Health:
Which STIs are curable?
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Click here for the detailed answer!


Relationships:
How many men experience relationship abuse in their lifetime?
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1 in 6

How many children under 16 experience bereavement of a parent/sibling?
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1 in 25

How many marriages end in divorce in the UK?
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42% - depends on sources, up to 1/2 in some
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