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Neonatal Mortality

Volume 976: debated on Friday 21 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, what was the (a) perinatal mortality rate, (b) neonatal mortality rate and (c) post neonatal mortality rate for the six months 1 October

PERINATAL, NEONATAL AND POSTNEONATAL DEATHS AND MORTALITY RATES ENGLAND AND WALES 1968–79
Still births and death sunder1 weekRate per 1,000 total birthsdeaths under 4 weeksRate per 1,000 live birthsdeaths 4 weeks to 1 yearRate per 1,000 live births
1968April-Sept.10,19424·34,98312·01,9484·7
1968–69Oct.-March9,89924·24,94612·22,9047·2
1969April-Sept.9,24622·64,69811·61,9254·8
1969–70Oct.-March9,34223·24,81312·72,6597·0
1970April-Sept.9,23723·04,73812·02,0015·1
1970–71Oct.-March9,29423·14,77512·02,7707·0
1971April-Sept.8,89222·14,64711·71,8794·7
1971–72Oct.-March8,35422·34,27011·52,4036·5
1972April-Sept.8,00221·54,24411·61,7694·8
1972–73Oct.-March7,52321·53,92411·32,3486·8
1973April-Sept.7,05220·53,75211·01,5904·7
1973–74Oct.-March6,95121·23,66011·32,1226·6
1974April-Sept.6,52719·73,52710·81,3444·1
1974–75Oct.-March6,37120·73,40211·21,8286·0
1975April-Sept.5,86418·83,25510·51,2944·2
1975–76Oct.-March5,51018·72,94710·11,6985·8
1976April-Sept.5,18917·32,8239·51,0003·4
1976–77Oct.-March5,01418·02,7189·91,5715·7
1977April-Sept.4,94316·82,7069·31,0453·6
1977–78Oct.-March4,59116·32,4578·81,5555·6
1978April-Sept4,75115·52,6908·91,1403·8
1978–79Oct.-March4,60915·02,5518·31,5335·0
Note:
Numbers of deaths presented in this table are occurrences, with the exception of deaths under 1 week in 1968, and deaths for the period October 1978 to March 1979, which are registrations; for this latter period, the figures are provisional.