Health Poverty Index - Situation of Health: Physical morbidity: Proportion of the working age population claiming Incapacity Benefit for various groups of conditions
Source: Department of Health (DoH), Department of Work and Pensions (Incapacity Benefit Statistics), ONS Mid Year Estimates
Publisher: Health Poverty Index
Geographies: Local Authority District (LAD), National
Geographic coverage: England
Time coverage: 1998
Type of data: Administrative data
Notes: Incapacity Benefit is a non means-tested benefit paid to people who are incapable of work due to ill health and who have paid sufficient National Insurance contributions. The benefit dataset is coded for medical conditions, to which the Department for Work and Pensions matched International Classification of Diseases Version 10 (ICD-10) codes.