Health and care statistics for people with a learning disability
The largest study about the health and care of people with a learning disability has been published by NHS Digital.
The report entitled Health and Care of People with Learning Disabilities Experimental Statistics, 2014-15 shows how people with learning disabilities have poorer health and shorter life expectancy than the general population.
For a summary of the report, visit www.content.digital.nhs.uk/article/7550/Largest-English-study-into-health-and-care-of-people-with-learning-disabilities-published-today
The full report and data sets are available at www.content.digital.nhs.uk/catalogue/PUB22607