Infant mortality data for Local Authorities in England and Wales, 2008-2010

Table ID:
MORT_2010_EW     (61431)
Contents:
Infant mortality data for Local Authorities in England and Wales, 2008-2010
Approx. number of rows:
348
Table type:
Raw Data
Documentation Author:
Paula Aucott
Geography:
Reporting units are identified by:
   Local Government District Type
Chronology:
The data cover the period 1881 to 1911.

Sources:

  1. These data were obtained from Neighbourhood Statistics and were downloaded on 26th April 2016 in spreadsheet format by Humphrey Southall. The data are under Crown Copyright, but are made available for use under an Open Government Licence.


Notes:

  1. The data are for three year blocks and the most recent is 2008-2010. Annual birth count data was extracted for Local Authorities in England and Wales. The Scottish data were more detailed so were used selectively in the equivalent Scottish table to match what was available for England and Wales.


Checking:

  1. The statistical data have not been checked.
  2. The geographical units have been cross-checked against the GBHGIS administrative unit gazetteer to ensure that all units are correctly identified. The unit names and types have been standardised. Each unit has a unique unit ID assigned to it and this can be used to cross-reference against other data-sets.


Indices:

IndexTypeColumn(s) indexed
mort_2010_ew_pkey Primary key rec_num


Constraints:

The table has the following associated constraints:

ConstraintTypeDetails
mort_2010_ew_pkey Primary Key See details above for primary key index



Columns within table:

ColumnTypeContents
lau_code Text string (max.len.=24). ONS Code for the Local Authority as it appeared in the original table.
lau_name Text string (max.len.=104). Name of the Local Authority as it appeared in the original table.
lg_type Text string (max.len.=16). Type of unit.
g_unit Integer number. Unique ID number for local authority unit from the auo gazetteer.
g_name Text string (max.len.=104). Standardised name of local authority (preferred English name as given in the auo gazetteer).
ideath_2008_10 Integer number. Total infant deaths, 2008-2010
all_2008 Integer number. All infant births in the calendar year 2008
male_2008 Integer number. Male births in the calendar year 2008
fem_2008 Integer number. Female births in the calendar year 2008
all_2009 Integer number. All infant births in the calendar year 2009
male_2009 Integer number. Male births in the calendar year 2009
fem_2009 Integer number. Female births in the calendar year 2009
all_2010 Integer number. All infant births in the calendar year 2010
male_2010 Integer number. Male births in the calendar year 2010
fem_2010 Integer number. Female births in the calendar year 2010
all_2008_2010 Integer number. Total infant births for calendar years 2008-2010
imr Floating point number. Infant mortality rate
rec_num Integer number. Unique number identifying row in table.