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Volume 928: debated on Friday 18 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many Service men and women were invalided out of the Service during the period covered by the Defence White Paper 1977, Command Paper No.

1. Infective and parasitic diseases21281615
2. Neoplasms30312322
3. Psychiatric disorders996810439342
4. Diseases of the nervous system and sense organs364315248259
5. Diseases of the circulatory system1351289280
6. Diseases of the respiratory system107878368
7. Diseases of the digestive system1591499167
8. Diseases of the genito-urinary system25141118
9. Diseases of the skin and sub-cutaneous tissues1371035753
10. Diseases of the musculo-skeletal system363370326306
11. Congenital anomalies64694050

place in the 12 months preceding publication of the 1977 Defence White Paper are as follows:

6735; what were the main contributory causes; and how this compares with the situation in each of the three previous years.







12. Other ailments18015596103
13. Injuries277277275246

* Provisional figures.