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India: X-Rays Of Children For Assessment

Volume 416: debated on Monday 19 January 1981

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X-rays of children have been conducted at each of the posts in the Indian Sub-continent during the last nine months of 1980, and whether they will publish an analysis of the parts of the body X-rayed at each of those posts.

Precise figures and a detailed analysis are not available. It is estimated that the following number of X-rays of children under 21 for age assessment purposes have been conducted at posts in the sub-continent during the period in question.

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