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Physical Disability

Volume 408: debated on Thursday 3 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the most common cause of physical disability is in (a) England, (b) South Sefton, (c) Southport and (d) Formby. [122235]

The most common cause of physical disability in England is diseases of the musculoskeletal system, particularly arthritis and rheumatism. Such information is not available for South Sefton, Southport and Formby, but there is no evidence to suggest that they vary from England as a whole.