§ Mr. Parry
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the overall mortality rate for people living in the Liverpool special areas as defined in the 1981 census analysis; and what is the mortality rate for England and Wales as a whole.
§ Mr. John Patten
The information requested is as follows:
Perinatal and infant mortality rates for Liverpool special areas and England and Wales 1981 and 1982 Area Perinatal death rate Infant death rate England and Wales 1981 11.8 11.1 1982 11.3 10.8 Liverpool special areas 1981 10.3 10.8 1982 10.2 9.4
Perinatal death rate per 1,000 total births. Infant death rate per 1.000 live births.