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Rickets

Volume 894: debated on Tuesday 24 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish in the Official Report the number of reported cases of rickets in Scotland in each of the last five years.

Overall figures are not readily available. The numbers of cases referred to hospital for in-patient treatment for the five years to 1973 are:

YearActive RicketsUnspecified Vitamin D Deficiency
1969314
1970323
1971401
1972645
1973501