Strokes: Children:Written question - 159602

Q
Asked by Jim Shannon
(Strangford)
Asked on: 02 July 2018
Department of Health and Social Care
Strokes: Children
Commons
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.
A
Answered by: Steve Brine
Answered on: 10 July 2018

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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