HC Deb 21 January 1997 vol 288 cc590-1W
Mr. Chris Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the(a) incidence and (b) prevalence of asthma (i) by region and (ii) nationally in each of the last five years. [12041]

Mr. Horam

This information is not available. The best available information was brought together in "Asthma: An Epidemiological Overview", produced by the central health monitoring unit of the Department of Health and published in March 1995. Copies were placed in the Library.