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Residential Homes

Volume 175: debated on Tuesday 3 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the number of places in homes for mentally handicapped people in 1979 and for the latest year for which figures are available in each of the 14 health regions.

The information is given in the table.

Perinatal mortality number and rate (per 1,000 total births) by Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) in England, 1979 and 19891
Year
Area197919891
NumberRateNumberRate
England and Wales9,43214·75,7518·3
England8,83914·65,4248·3
RHA
Northern68716·43629·2

Year

Area

1979

1989

1

Number

Rate

Number

Rate

Yorkshire77516·64238·5
Trent85614·65248·5
East Anglian31113·01746·7
North West Thames62413·24148·3
North East Thames67513·54688·3
South East Thames62914·14338·4
South West Thames46713·32747·0
Wessex42512·83178·3
Oxford37111·62587·2
South Western50513·32736·7
West Midlands1,15516·87129·7
Mersey50615·62708·2
North Western85315·95229·2

1 Provisional.

Perinatal mortality: stillbirths, and deaths in the first week of life, rates per 1,000 live and still births.