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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Volume 86: debated on Thursday 14 November 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what specific steps have been taken by his Department to quantify the occurrrence and the causes of non-specific pelvic inflammatory diseases in the under-16 age group.

[pursuant to his reply, 13 November 1985, c. 203]: Data on the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, including non-specific pelvic inflammatory deseases, are collected through annual returns from National Health Service genito-urinary medicine clinics. this information is published in the Department of Health and Social Security statistical bulletin 3/85, a copy of which is in the Library.

Figures on the incidence of non-specific pelvic inflammatory diseases are included in the category of non specific genital infection.

Information on sexually transmitted diseases by age is restricted to primary and secondary syphilis and to post pubertal gonorrhea.