HC Deb 10 February 1956 vol 548 c219W
Mr. Viant

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many persons, adults and children, per 1,000 of the population in Scotland have had paralytic or non-paralytic poliomyelitis, fatal or otherwise, in the last five years.

Mr. J. Stuart

The numbers of persons of all ages notified as suffering from poliomyelitis, both paralytic and non-paralytic, expressed as a rate per 1,000 of the population of Scotland, are as follows:

1951 0.06
1952 0.04
1953 0.07
1954 0.08
1955 0.15 (provisional)

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