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Gas Poisoning

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many children (a) under the age of 15 years and (b) between the ages of 15 and 21 years died from gas poisoning in 1982, 1983 and 1984, respectively.

The numbers of children under the age of 15 years and aged 15 to 21 years who died from the toxic effect of carbon monoxide and other gases, fumes or vapours in 1982, 1983 and 1984 are shown in the table.

ICD (9)* 986·987 England and Wales
YearAge in years
0·1415·21
19827973
19837972
19849081
* International Classification of Diseases (9th Revision).