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Tuberculosis (Statistics)

Volume 387: debated on Tuesday 23 March 1943

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asked the Minister of Health to state, for the year 1938, the number of deaths from pulmonary and non-pulmonary tuberculosis, respectively, which occurred in the following areas of England and Wales, respectively, the administrative county of London, the rest of Greater London, excluding the county boroughs of Croydon and East and West Ham, the county boroughs, the non-county boroughs and urban districts and the rural districts?

The figures for which my hon. Friend asks are as follow:

Respiratory TuberculosisOther Tuberculosis
London Administrative County2,590347
Croydon County Borough11720
East Ham County Borough818
West Ham County Borough17219
The rest of Greater London1,777318
Outside Greater London
County Boroughs8,4741,492
Other Urban Areas5,9681,375
Rural Districts2,751667
My hon. Friend might like to refer to Table 24 of the Registrar General's Statistical Review of England and Wales for 1938, in which the numbers of deaths from respiratory and other tuberculosis are analysed in considerable detail of area, sex and age.