HC Deb 23 January 1990 vol 165 c676W
110. Mr. Michael Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will give for the years 1979 and 1988 the rate of infant deaths within the first week of birth and the number of stillbirths.

Mr. Freeman

The information is shown in the table:

Early neonatal mortality rate and the number of stillbirths in England and Wales for the years 1979 and 1988
1979 1988
Early neonatal mortality rate per 1000 livebirths 6.75 3.89
Stillbirths 5,125 3,382