§ Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish the infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births at neonatal and post-neonatal stages in Scotland in 1950 and the latest year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. William Ross
In 1950, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality rates per 1,000 live births were 23.0 and 15.5, respectively. The corresponding rates for 1973 were 12.7 and 6.3.