§ Mr. Moyle
The information is as follows:
Area Health Authority 1975–76 revenue expenditure per head of population
WESSEX REGION Dorset 74 Hampshire (Teaching) 77 Wiltshire 71 Isle of Wight 80 SOUTH-WESTERN REGION Avon (Teaching) 99 Cornwall 71 Devon 82 Gloucestershire 68 Somerset 87
Expenditure figures are expressed in terms of the 1975 provisional mid-year estimates of resident population; they are influenced by the incidence of additional expenditure on the provision of facilities for the clinical teaching of medical and dental students.
The population figures used take no account of people who are provided with treatment outside their area of residence, nor are they adjusted for differences in the morbidity and age /sex structure of area populations.