HC Deb 12 December 1983 vol 50 c348W
Mr. Kilroy-Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many death certificates issued on Merseyside in 1981 and 1982 and so far in 1983, mentioned hypothermia.

Mr. John Patten

The information requested, for Merseyside metropolitan county, is provided in the following table:

Number of deaths with mention of hypothermia in Merseyside Metropolitan County, 1981 to 1983
Year Number
1981 22
1982 42
1983* 15
* The figure for 1983 covers the months January to August only.