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Cervical Cancer

Volume 77: debated on Thursday 18 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many women have died from cervical cancer in Wales in each of the last five years; and how this compares to the United Kingdom average.

The number of women who have died from cervical cancer (ICD 180) in Wales in each of the last five years for which figures are available is as follows:

Numbers
1979136
1980125
1981133
1982118
1983136
Allowing for differences in age distribution, the incidence of death from cervical cancer has been on average 11 per cent. higher in Wales than in the United Kingdom as a whole over this period.