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Cervical Cancer (Dewsbury)

Volume 124: debated on Thursday 10 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many women in the area covered by Dewsbury health authority have died from cervical cancer in the last 10 years for which figures are available; and what is this figure expressed per 1,000 women.

The information is shown in the table.

Numbers of deaths and death rates per 1,000 women for malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri (ICD 180)1for usual residents of Dewsbury health authority.2
1977–86
YearNumbersRates (per 1,000 women)
197780·49
197860·37
197960·36
198080·49
1981120·73
198280·49
198380·49
198440·24
1985100·61
198650·30
1 International Classification of Diseases 8th, 9th Revisions.
2 Dewsbury Health District 1977–81.
Dewsbury District Health Authority 1982–86.