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Osteoporosis: Blackpool

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what proportion of people living in Blackpool who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis are (a) under and (b) over the age of 70 years; (149773)

(2) what estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) Blackpool and (b) the North West who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis and are (i) unable to take and (ii) do not respond to the drug alendronate;

(3) what estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) Blackpool and (b) the North West who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis;

(4) what estimate he has made of the proportion of people in (a) Blackpool and (b) the North West who have osteoporosis and receive no drug treatment for the disease.