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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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