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Perinatal Mortality Rates

Volume 33: debated on Friday 3 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the perinatal mortality rates for each health district within the south east Thames regional health authority and the south west Thames regional health authority for 1978 and 1981.

The information requested is as follows. It should be noted that perinatal mortality rates for health districts can vary quite widely from year to year, owing to the small numbers of events occurring each year.

Perinatal mortality rates per 1,000 total births for health districts in South East and South West Thames regional health authorities 1978 and 1981
Area1978*1981
South East Thames
Brighton HD14·712·1
Eastbourne HD13·211·1
Hastings HD14·19·7
Canterbury and Thanet HD13·111·6
Dartford and Gravesham HD12·613·4
Maidstone HD13·513·1
Medway HD16·113·6
South East Kent HD15·912·3
Tunbridge Wells HD9·810·0
Bexley HD14·89·2
Greenwich HD16·211·8
Bromley HD19·09·5
Guys HD14·712·2
Kings HD14·111·5
Lewisham HD15·914·1
St. Thomas HD19·715·8
South West Thames
East Surrey HD13·215·7
Area1978*1981
Mid Surrey HD12·44·5
North Surrey HD13·611·0
North West Surrey HD10·714·5
South West Surrey HD10·411·2
West Surrey and North East Hampshire HD13·412·1
Chichester HD13·59·2
Cuckfield and Crawley HD15·111·6
Worthing HD17·110·6
Croydon HD15·99·9
Kingston and Richmond HD11·37·0
Roehampton HD10·510·6
Sutton and West Merton HD14·111·9
Wandsworth and East Merton HD15·611·3
* Provisional figures.