HC Deb 27 April 1995 vol 258 cc699-700W
28. Mr. Simon Coombs

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made towards the eradication of premature deaths caused by coronary heart disease in Northern Ireland; and what was the death rate for people aged under 65 years in(a) 1985 and (b) 1992. [19636]

Mr. Moss

There has been a marked reduction in premature deaths due to coronary heart disease in recent years. The rates are as follows:

Year Number (under age 65) Crude death rate per 100,000 estimated population aged under 65 years
1985 1,056 77
1992 770 55