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Diphtheria Inoculations

Volume 526: debated on Thursday 15 April 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of the children under 15 years of age in each of the county council areas can be considered as having been inoculated against diphtheria; and what percentage of children under five years of age.

Percentages of (a) children under 15 years of age, (b) children under five years of age in each of the county council areas in Scotland estimated at 31st December, 1953, as having been inoculated against diphtheria are as follow:

CountyPercentageofchildrenunder15Percentageofchildrenunder5
Aberdeen7566
Angus6979
Argyll6457
Ayr8174
Banff6774
Berwick8280
Bute7172
Caithness8685
Clackmannan8175
Dumfries9298
Dunbarton7964
EastLothian7492
Fife6679
Inverness5751
Kincardine7685
Kirkcudbright8374
Lanark8059
Midlothian9399
MorayandNairn6782
Orkney4534
Peebles9690
PerthandKinross6477
Renfrew5163
RossandCromart6142
Roxburgh7583
Selkirk5756
Stirling8087
Sutherland6373
WestLothian7798
Wigtown8179
Zetland7151