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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

The full report and data sets are available at