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Mortality Rates

Volume 174: debated on Tuesday 12 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the amount of (a) perinatal and (b) neonatal mortality in each health board in Scotland in each of the years 1986 to 1989.

The information is as follows:

Health Board Area19861987198811989
(a) Perinatal mortality numbers to Health Board Area, Scotland, 1986–89
Borders8489
Central31263539
Dumfries and Galloway12121816
Fife51584235
Grampian70574852
Highland20183118
Lothian76789064
Argyll and Clyde75475653
Ayrshire and Arran60604636
Greater Glasgow122125114114
Lanarkshire102666376
Tayside40313638
Orkney233
Shetland4521
Western Isles422
(b) Neonatal deaths to Health Board Area, Scotland 1986–89
Borders3243
Central18172024
Dumfries and Galloway107812
Fife24332417
Grampian42262224
Highland1113178
Lothian57494139
Argyll and Clyde40273321
Ayrshire and Arran27332727
Greater Glasgow53585864
Lanarkshire38303 239
Tayside16131321
Orkney111
Shetland32
Western Isles11
1 1989 figures are provisional.