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Accidents: Dogs

Volume 503: debated on Wednesday 6 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people aged (a) under 10, (b) between 10 and 18 and (c) over 18 years of age were admitted to accident and emergency departments in each hospital trust in England under the external cause code of W54 as a result of an attack by a dog in 2008-09. (308843)

The information is not available in the format requested. A table showing a count of the number (admission episodes) admitted to hospital via accident and emergency departments for hospital providers in England, with a cause code of W54 (bitten or struck by dog) has been placed in the Library. This information has been provided by the following age groups: under 10, between 10 and 18 and over 18, for the financial year 2008-09.