HC Deb 24 February 1998 vol 307 c162W
20. Mr. Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many asthma cases there were among children in East Sussex in the latest period for which figures are available. [29334]

Ms Jowell

There are no comprehensive data available on the numbers of children with asthma, but in East Sussex during 1995–96 there were a total of 1,202 finished consultant episodes for young people in the 0–18 age group treated in hospital.