While a breakdown for asthma, epilepsy and diabetes by ethnicity is not available for local children and young people, the number of Hackney and City primary care consultations broken down by ethnicity is available. Although this does not necessarily correlate to the rate of long-term conditions, as parents and young people may have different thresholds at which to consult a medical practitioner, it does provide an indication of medical service access.

Figure 18 : shows that, overall, Asian children and young people have the highest rate of GP consultations in Hackney and the City.

Figure 18: Rates of primary care consultations per head of registered population per year by age group and ethnicity (Dec 2014-Dec 2015)

Asian children and young people have the highest rate of GP consultations in Hackney and the City.
Source: City and Hackney CCG