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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-17556: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 4 July 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what the average life expectancy is for someone with cystic fibrosis in Scotland, and what information it has on average life expectancy in England.

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 20 July 2018

The median life expectancy for someone living with Cystic Fibrosis in Scotland is 47 years.

Data on life expectancy in Scotland and the UK is publicly available online from the UK Cystic Fibrosis Registry which can be viewed on the following link: https://www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk/the-work-we-do/uk-cf-registry