To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list, for each year since 1979, the death rate (a) from drowning, (b) from accidents in the home and (c) from road accidents.
Information from the registration of deaths is given in the table. Statistics for 1981 may have been affected by a dispute in the registration service, and are not comparable with other years.
|Mortality rates per million population for drowning, accidents in the home, road accidents. Persons of all ages. England and Wales—1979–1986|
|Drowning 994·11||Cause of death Accidents in the home E850-E869, E880-E9281||Road accidents E8W-E819, E826-E8291|
1 International Classification of Diseases—9th Revision.
2 Age 28 days and over.
na = not yet available.