HC Deb 12 March 1931 vol 249 cc1374-5
64. Mr. LEACH

asked the Minister of Health what is the method used by his Department to calculate maternal mortality rates; and how long after the birth is the death of the mother included in the tables?


The selection of the deaths for inclusion in the maternal mortality rates published by the Registrar-General is governed by the medical certificate that death was directly or indirectly due to certain causes, and does not depend upon the time which elapsed between the confinement and the death.

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