HC Deb 25 June 1976 vol 913 c465W
Mr. Hicks

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons under the age of 18 years received treatment for venereal disease at hospitals and clinics in the last year for which figures are available.

Dr. Owen

The numbers of new cases under 18 years of age attending hospitals and clinics in England for the treatment of venereal disease in 1974, the latest complete year for which figures are available, are as follows:

Male 21
Female 23
Total 44
Male 1,253
Female 2,913
Total 4,166

Persons infected more than once are counted on each occasion.