Health

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 29th January 2007.

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Photo of Sylvia Jackson Sylvia Jackson Labour

Question S2W-30766

To ask the Scottish Executive what the year-on-year improvements have been in (a) coronary heart disease, (b) cancer and (c) stroke mortality rates in (i) the NHS Forth Valley area and (ii) Scotland since 1990.

Photo of George Lyon George Lyon Liberal Democrat

The information requested is given in the following table. Index numbers (1990 = 100) have been included to aid the consideration of year-on-year improvements.

Selected Mortality Rates, per 100,000 Population, 1990-2005

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(a) Coronary Heart Disease1(b) Cancer2(c) Stroke3
Rate4Index5Rate4Index5Rate4Index5
(i) Forth Valley NHS Board area
1990259100227100125100
19912579923310310886
19922661032199711894
19932479623510412398
19942268723410312297
1995213822119310483
19962037823110210382
199718070208929374
199816664211939475
199917969222989475
200015761218969576
200115158214949878
200216162219978366
2003147572281008870
200413753213947459
200514556201897761
(ii) Scotland
1990257100239100113100
19912539823710411188
19922459523810510786
19932499624210711491
19942228623710410483
19952168323510410382
1996209812331039374
1997198772261009172
199818873222988971
199918571221978669
200017066219978568
200115962221988265
200215560217968265
200315058215957963
200413954211937459
200513251210936854

Notes:

1. Ischaemic heart disease: 1990-1999 ICD9 codes 410-414, 2000-2005 ICD10 codes I20-I25.

2. Malignant neoplasms: 1990-1999 ICD9 codes 140-208, 2000-2005 ICD10 codes C00-C97.

3. Cerebrovascular disease: 1990-1999 ICD9 codes 430-438, 2000-2005 ICD10 codes I60-I69.

4. Standardised mortality rates, all ages, per 100,000 population.

5. Index: 1990 = 100.

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