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Strokes: Children

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 10th July 2018.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many (a) men and (b) women under 18 years of age had a stroke in each of the last five years.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Data on the counts of finished admission episodes for primary diagnoses of stroke and transient ischaemic attack (separately and combined), for under 18s and gender, for the time period 2012-13 to 2016-17, is attached.

The data provided represents cases of stroke and transient ischaemic attack where the patient was admitted to hospital only.

It should be noted that the same person may have been admitted to hospital on more than one occasion within any given time period.

PQ159602 attached table (Excel SpreadSheet, 23.64 KB)

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