In January-August of this year, 42,511 people were assigned disability.

APA reports that Matanat Mammadova, Deputy Chairman of the State Medical-Social Expertise and Rehabilitation Agency, said this in "Social Hour".

He said that among them, repeated disability appointment prevails: "Thus, 28,414 people were given repeated disability, and 13,594 people were given initial disability appointment.

Citizens' appeals were regularly answered.

Oncological, neurological and mental diseases prevail among the diseases defined as disability.