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Infant Mortality

Volume 79: debated on Monday 20 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the latest estimate of the comparitive rates of infant mortality in the English regions.

The information is shown in the table.

Infant mortality rate (per thousand live births) in 1984 for each Regional Health Authority (RHA) in England
RHA of mothers usual residenceRate per thousand live births
Northern9·4
Yorkshire10·7
Trent9·1
East Anglian8·2
North West Thames8·6
North East Thames9·3
South East Thames9·9
South West Thames8·5
Wessex9·7
Oxford8·5
South Western8·5
West Midlands11·2
Mersey8·0
North Western10·0