§ Mrs. Currie
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list the number of death certificates on which salmonellosis is shown(a) as the main cause of death and (b) as a subsidiary cause of death, for the last five years.
§ Mr. Sackville
The number of deaths, main cause and subsidiary, from salmonella infections, other than typhoid218W and paratyphoid fevers, ICD 003 in England and Wales, for the last five years for which figures are available are shown in the table.1
Main cause Subsidiary 1987 52 23 1988 58 36 1989 61 23 1990 68 28 1991 62 26 1 Excluding neonatal deaths (0 to 27 days).