§ Mr. GROVES
asked the Minister of Health how many deaths were allocated to small-pox in the year 1931; in how many cases was some other disease named on the death certificate in addition to small-pox; and what were the ages of the persons in question?
Sir H. YOUNG
In the year 1931, nine deaths in England and Wales were classed to small-pox. In six of these some other disease was named on the death certificate in addition to small-pox. The ages at death of the nine cases were: I week (2), I month, 6 months, 7 years, 55 years, 63 years, 65 years and 75 years. In addition, there was one death at the age of 19 years classed to lobar pneumonia in which small-pox was also named on the death certificate.