HC Deb 31 January 2003 vol 398 cc1055-6W
David Davis

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people were on in-patient waiting lists for(a) Hull Royal Infirmary and ( b) Castle Hill hospital in the last month for which figures are available. [92851]

Jacqui Smith

At the end of November 2002 there were 9,913 patients waiting for in-patient treatment at Hull and east Yorkshire hospitals national health service trust.

behalf of the Department of Health, Scottish National Executive and National Assembly for Wales. Prevalence rates were produced for five to 15 year olds in the three main categories of mental disorder, i.e. conduct disorder, hyperactivity and emotional disorder.

The key findings on prevalence were: about ten per cent, of children aged five to 1 5 years in Great Britain had a mental disorder in 1999 five per cent., had conduct disorders (e.g. aggressive and antisocial behaviour), four per cent., had emoional disorders (e.g. anxiety, depression) and one per cent, were hyperkinetic (inattention, overactivity) mental disorders were significantly more common in boys than girls in both the five to ten year and the 11–15 year old age groups.