HC Deb 08 March 1996 vol 273 c396W
Mr. Barron

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made towards "The Health of the Nation" targets on coronary heart disease and strokes in people(a) under 65 years and (b) aged 65 to 74 years. [19561]

Mr. Horam

Coronary heart disease mortality fell by 10.7 per cent. in the under 65-year-olds and by 7.7 per cent. in those aged 65 to 74 years between 1993 and 1994. During the same time period stroke mortality fell by 5.6 per cent. for those under 65 and by 3.8 per cent. for those aged 65 to 74.

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