§ Mr. GROVES
asked the Minister of Health, what was the diphtheria incidence rate per 1,000 of the population for Birmingham, Coventry, Warrington, and Wigan; and what percentage of the cases were sent to the isolation hospital for the five years 1909 to 1913 and for the five years 1925 to 1929?
§ Sir K. WOOD
The following table gives the particulars asked for, so far as they are available:
certified as due to puerperal sepsis was 8, of which 7 took place in an institution. No death was certified as due to puerperal pyrexia. The total number of still births registered in the same year was 186; according to the returns made by the Local Authority 80 occurred in maternity institutions and 30 are stated by the Medical Officer of Health to have been attended by midwives. The remainder of the information asked for is not available.